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Venus Family History

Venus Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Venoix in Calvados, France. Spelled thus, the surname is now found principally in northeastern England.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ovens, Redus, Xenos, Jenks, Vegas, Sens, Vento, Venis, Jesus, Genua

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Where is the Venus family from?

You can see how Venus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Venus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Venus families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Venus families living in New York. This was about 80% of all the recorded Venus's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Venus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Venus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Venus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Venus. 27% of Venus men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Venus women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Venus were Engraver and Saleswoman.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Engraver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Typist
    25%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Saleswoman
    25%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Venus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Venus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Venus. For the veterans among your Venus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Venus lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Venus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Venus in 1948 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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