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Valin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Valier, a popular French form of the Latin personal name Valerius (see Valerio).

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

Similar surnames: Valis, Malin, Vallin, Dalin, Valine, Galin, Main, Hulin, Palin, Balin

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Where is the Valin family from?

You can see how Valin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Valin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 92 Valin families living in Quebec. This was about 69% of all the recorded Valin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Valin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Valin. 32% of Valin men worked as a Laborer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Journalier
  • Agent
  • Farmers Son
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Valin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Valin. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 729 military records available for the last name Valin. For the veterans among your Valin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Valin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Valin in 1946 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

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