Valen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably along the coast from Hordaland and northward, so named from Old Norse vaðill ‘ford’, denoting shallow water, for example in a bay or strait.

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

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Valen Family Origin

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Valen Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    40%
  • Culitvateur

    20%
  • Etudiant

    20%
  • Photographer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Valen family was Photographer. Cultivateur, Culitvateur and Etudiant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valen. The most common Valen occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 40% of Valen's were Cultivateurs.

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Valen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Valen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Valen in 1954 was 34, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valen

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