Valent Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Valent Name Meaning

Italian (Friuli): variant of Valente. Slovenian: from an old short form of the personal name Valentin, Latin Valentinus (see Valentine).

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

Similar surnames: Valenti, Valenta, Valente, Balent, Valek, Valentin, Walenta, Vales

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Valent Family Origin

Where is the Valent family from?

Valent Family Occupations

What did your Valent ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valent. 28% of Valent men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Valent women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valent were Proprietor and Waitress

View Census data for Valent | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Maid
  • Machine Operator
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Valent Historical Records

What Valent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Valent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valent census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Valent

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Valent. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Valent immigration records

Draft Card

There are 792 military records available for the last name Valent. For the veterans among your Valent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Valent military records

You've only scratched the surface of Valent family history.

Valent Life Expectancy

What is the average Valent lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Valent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Valent in 1958 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valent 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.

Famous Valent Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial