Ventry Family History

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Ventry Name Meaning

English: unexplained. possibly an Americanized spelling of Italian Ventre, a short form of a compound name formed with ventre ‘belly’, ‘stomach’, such as Bonventre.

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


Similar surnames: Ventre, Henry, Vento, Ventura, Vent, Venter, Jerry, Santry, Vint

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Ventry Family Origin

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Ventry Family Occupations

What did your Ventry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ventry. 13% of Ventry men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Ventry women worked as a Book Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ventry were Brandles Complaints and Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Brandles Complaints
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Book Keeper
    13%
  • Forelady
    13%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Keeper
    13%

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

Ventry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ventry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ventry 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Ventry. 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 199 military records available for the last name Ventry. For the veterans among your Ventry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ventry Life Expectancy

What is the average Ventry lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ventry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ventry in 1955 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ventry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ventry 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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