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Vena Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name, most likely from Vena di Maida in Catanzaro province or Vena di Ionadi in Vibo Valentia, so named from Latin vena ‘vein’, ‘vein of water’.

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


Similar surnames: Vea, Vela, Avena, Lena, Vera, Vina, Verna, Cena, Vega, Perna

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Vena Family Origin

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Vena Family Occupations

What did your Vena ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vena. The most common Vena occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 23% of Vena's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Vena family was Carpenter.

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  • Keeping House

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Servant

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vena ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vena Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vena 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Vena. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vena. For the veterans among your Vena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vena Life Expectancy

What is the average Vena lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Vena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Vena in 1954 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vena 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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