Venske Family History

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Venske Name Meaning

Respelling of German Wenske, a pet form of Slavic Veceslav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Wenske, Fenske, Venzke, Senske, Teske, Jeske, Felske, Jenke, Mencke

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Venske Family Origin

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Venske Family Occupations

What did your Venske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Venske. 16% of Venske men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Venske women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Venske were Switchman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Switchman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Sorting Tobacco
    13%
  • Cleaning
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

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

Venske Historical Records

What Venske family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Venske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venske 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Venske. 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 387 military records available for the last name Venske. For the veterans among your Venske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venske Life Expectancy

What is the average Venske lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Venske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Venske in 1962 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venske 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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