Venzke Family History

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Venzke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Wenzel.

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

Similar surnames: Venske, Jenke, Henke, Denke, Henze, Lenke, Fenske, Benke, Mencke

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Venzke Family Origin

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Venzke Family Occupations

What did your Venzke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Venzke family was Wagon Maker. The most common Venzke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Venzke's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Binder and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Venzke.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Binder

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Wagon Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Venzke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Venzke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Venzke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Venzke 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 288 immigration records available for the last name Venzke. 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 277 military records available for the last name Venzke. For the veterans among your Venzke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Venzke Life Expectancy

What is the average Venzke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Venzke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Venzke in 1955 was 29, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Venzke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Venzke 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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