Vent Family History

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Vent Name Meaning

Dutch (de Vent): nickname from Middle Dutch vennoot, or veynoot ‘colleague’, ‘apprentice’, ‘mate’, ‘guy’. Czech: from a reduced form of the Italian personal name Bonaventura.

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

Similar surnames: Avent, Vento, Gent, Ent, Ventre, Sens, Kent, Bent, Vena, Lent

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Vent Family Origin

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Vent Family Occupations

What did your Vent ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boiler Fireman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vent. 5% of Vent men worked as a Boiler Fireman and 32% of Vent women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vent were Coal Heaver Leavy Work and Cotton Spinner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boiler Fireman
  • Builders Labourer
  • Car Carpenter (retired)
  • Coal Heaver Leavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Canteen Cook
  • Charwoman Hotel
  • Cotton Spinner

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

Vent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Vent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vent 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Vent. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vent. For the veterans among your Vent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vent Life Expectancy

What is the average Vent lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Vent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Vent in 1959 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vent 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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