Venter Family History

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Venter Name Meaning

German: reduced vernacular form of the Italian personal name Bonaventura. Reduced form of Dutch Deventer.

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


Similar surnames: Fenter, Vester, Venier, Renter, Yenter, Venner, Mente, Center, Jenner

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Venter Family Origin

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Venter Family Occupations

What did your Venter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Venter. 14% of Venter men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Venter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Venter were Mechanic and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Mechanic
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housework
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

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

Venter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Venter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venter 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 996 immigration records available for the last name Venter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Venter. For the veterans among your Venter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venter Life Expectancy

What is the average Venter lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Venter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Venter in 1945 was 25, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venter 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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