Ventre Family History
Ventre Name Meaning
Italian and French: nickname for a man with a large paunch, from Italian, Old French ventre ‘belly’ (Latin venter). Italian: probably from a short form of the personal names Bonventre or Brazzaventre. English: nickname for a bold or daring person, from Middle English aventure ‘chance’, ‘hazard’. Compare Venters.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press