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Origins of the Venable surname

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About the Venables

We have a total number of 1108 records for people with the last name Venable.

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Where do most Venables live?

In 1921, most Venables lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Venables

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 712 records for the Venable surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Venables most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Venables.

What are the most common Venable first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Venable family members

Common jobs for Venables

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Venables in 1921


Labourers Daughter


Boot And Shoe Machinist


Domestic Servant


Labourers Wife


Common Male occupations for Venables in 1921
Farm Hands


General Farmers


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories




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