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Fentress Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Ventress, itself a variant of Venters, a nickname for a daring person, from Middle English aventurous ‘bold’, ‘venturesome’.

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


Similar surnames: Venters, Ventress, Ventre, Fetters, Jenness, Ferriss, Ferris, Fettes

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Fentress Family Origin

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Fentress Family Occupations

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  • Engaged At Home (Dom)

    50%
  • Joiner

    50%

In 1881, the most common Fentress occupation in the UK was Engaged At Home (Dom). 50% of Fentress's were Engaged At Home (Dom)s. Engaged At Home (Dom) and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fentress.

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Fentress Historical Records

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Fentress Life Expectancy

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