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Origin and Meaning of Ventus

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  • A submission from Portugal says the name Ventus means "Wind" and is of Latin origin.
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From Proto-Italic *wentos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (“blowing”), present participle of *h₂weh₁- (“to blow”). Cognate with English wind. See also Latin vannus, Ancient Greek ἄημι (áēmi).

  1. a wind

Perfect passive participle of veniō.

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Ventus

    Josef was born on February 17th, 1931. They breathed their last breath in 2001.


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    Popularity of Ventus as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Ventus U.S.
      White 7.30% 64.26%
      African American 61.31% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 18.25% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 9.49% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.65% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Ventus

    People with the last name Ventus are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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    Fun Facts about the name Ventus

    • How Popular is the name Ventus? Ventus is the 80,998th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ventus was the 125,282nd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Ventus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Ventus in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ventus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Ventus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ventus is Friday, August 8th, 1902.
    • What year had the most people named Ventus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ventus was in 2016 with a total of 6 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Ventus: Your name in reverse order is Sutnev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vetuns. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Ventus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 137 people with the last name Ventus.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ventus? Ventus is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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