Venier Family History

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Venier Name Meaning

French: Norman variant of Guenier, from a Germanic personal name, Wanhari. Italian: from the personal name Venerio (from Latin Venerius), which became popular, especially in Venice, as a result of the cult of San Venerio. The surname is also found in Greece, mainly in the form Venieris and the patronymic derivatives Venierakis and Venieratos.

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


Similar surnames: Venner, Venter, Denier, Vernier, Jenner, Verdier, Wenner, Renier

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Venier Family Origin

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Venier Family Occupations

What did your Venier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venier. A less common occupation for the Venier family was Laborer. The most common Venier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 36% of Venier's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    36%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Journalier

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Venier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Venier Historical Records

What Venier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Venier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 827 immigration records available for the last name Venier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 332 military records available for the last name Venier. For the veterans among your Venier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venier Life Expectancy

What is the average Venier lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Venier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Venier in 1958 was 63, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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