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Vallejo Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places in Burgos, Lleón, and Santander named Vallejo, from a diminutive of valle ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Valles, Valle, Vallese, Vallejos, Valko, Salcedo, Vallee, Calleja

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Where is the Vallejo family from?

You can see how Vallejo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallejo family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Vallejo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 41 Vallejo families living in California. This was about 69% of all the recorded Vallejo's in USA. California had the highest population of Vallejo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vallejo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vallejo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vallejo. 40% of Vallejo men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Vallejo women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vallejo were Carpenter and Laundress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    16%
  • Cigar Maker
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Laundress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Vallejo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vallejo 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Vallejo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vallejo. For the veterans among your Vallejo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallejo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Vallejo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Vallejo in 1944 was 70, and 66 in 2004.

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