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Vannier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a winnower, or more often, since this was a highly seasonal activity, for a maker and seller of winnowing fans, from an agent derivative of Old French vanne ‘winnowing fan’. Compare English Fonner.

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


Similar surnames: Pannier, Lanier, Canner, Sonnier, Vallier, Kanner, Venner, Manier

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Where is the Vannier family from?

You can see how Vannier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vannier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vannier families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Vannier family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Vannier's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Vannier families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vannier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vannier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Vannier. 100% of Vannier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vannier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vannier 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Vannier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 332 military records available for the last name Vannier. For the veterans among your Vannier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vannier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vannier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Vannier in 1962 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

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