Venn Name Meaning

English (southwest): topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area, a variant of Fenn. German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German venne ‘pit’, ‘moor’, or ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Fenn, Veen, Henn, Vann, Penn, Senn, Benn, Ovens, Genn, Wein

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Venn Family Origin

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Venn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venn. The most common Venn occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Venn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Venn family was Bricklayer.

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Venn Historical Records

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Venn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Venn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Venn in 1962 was 83, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venn

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