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Valles Name Meaning

Catalan (Vallès): regional name for someone from a region of Catalonia named with vallès ‘of or relating to the valley’ (from Latin vallensis, an adjective derivative of vallis ‘valley’). This name is very common in Catalonia. Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Valles or Los Valles, from valles, plural of valle ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Balles, Valle, Vales, Valls, Vallese, Salles, Sales, Valdes, Galles

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Where is the Valles family from?

You can see how Valles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Valles families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 24 Valles families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Valles's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Valles families in 1911.
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What did your Valles ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Valles. 72% of Valles men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Journalier
    29%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Valles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valles 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Valles. 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 Valles. For the veterans among your Valles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valles lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Valles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Valles in 1941 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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