Venning Family History

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Venning Name Meaning

English (West Country): topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area, from Old English fenn ‘marsh’, ‘bog’, reflecting the voicing of f that was characteristic of southwestern dialects of Middle English.

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


Similar surnames: Fenning, Penning, Denning, Henning, Kenning, Canning, Jennings

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Venning Family Origin

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Venning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Draper

    2%

In 1881, the most common Venning occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Venning's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venning. A less common occupation for the Venning family was Draper.

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Venning Historical Records

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Venning Life Expectancy

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