Veness Family History

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Veness Name Meaning

English: variant of Venus.

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


Similar surnames: Venis, Ventress, Anness, Lyness, Vanes, Vines, Arness, Ness, Jines

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Veness Family Origin

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Veness Family Occupations

What did your Veness ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Veness. 21% of Veness men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Veness women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Veness were Bricklayer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    21%
  • House Painter
    10%
  • Cowman
    10%
  • Bricklayer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Veness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Veness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veness 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 813 immigration records available for the last name Veness. 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 824 military records available for the last name Veness. For the veterans among your Veness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Veness Life Expectancy

What is the average Veness lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Veness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Veness in 1962 was 71, and 56 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Veness 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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