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Ventura Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): from a medieval personal name, a short form of Bonaventura or Buenaventura, meaning ‘good fortune’, or, in the case of the Italian name, a nickname from ventura ‘fortune’, ‘luck’. The name Bonaventura was borne in honor of a saint (1221–74) who was given this nickname by St. Francis of Assisi when he cured him miraculously as a child.

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


Similar surnames: Venturi, Ventre, Venturo, Bonura, Venter, Vento, Ventry, Vancura

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Ventura Family Origin

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Ventura Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    50%
  • Consul Genl Dominican Republic

    25%
  • General Merchant

    25%

In 1881, Cigar Maker and Consul Genl Dominican Republic were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ventura. The most common Ventura occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 50% of Ventura's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Ventura family was General Merchant.

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Ventura Historical Records

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Ventura Life Expectancy

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