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Origins of the Venning surname

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About the Vennings

We have a total number of 6140 records for people with the last name Venning.

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Where do most Vennings live?

In 1921, most Vennings lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Vennings

How common is your surname?

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

We have 5,030 records for the Venning surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Vennings most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Vennings.

What are the most common Venning first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Vennings

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

Common Female occupations for Vennings in 1921
Living On Own Means

30

Dressmaker

18

Annuitant

13

Laundress

12

Farmers Daughter

11

Common Male occupations for Vennings in 1921
Farmer

36

Carpenter

22

Yeoman

19

Clerk

13

Solicitor

13

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