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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


Similar surnames: Ventry, Venters, Gentry, Ventura, Gentle, Petre, Vent, Vetro, Bentle

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Where is the Ventre family from?

You can see how Ventre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ventre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Ventre families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Ventre families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Ventre's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Ventre families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ventre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ventre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ventre. 37% of Ventre men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Ventre women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ventre were Accountant and New Worker.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Accountant
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Operator
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • New Worker
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ventre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ventre 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 Ventre. 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 Cards

There are 795 military records available for the last name Ventre. For the veterans among your Ventre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ventre lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ventre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ventre in 1958 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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