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Vallese Family History

Vallese Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from an adjectival form of valle ‘valley’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Valles, Valle, Vallee, Balles, Valliere, Vales, Vallejo, Vallone

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Where is the Vallese family from?

You can see how Vallese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallese family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Vallese families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Vallese families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Vallese's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vallese families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vallese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vallese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vallese. 89% of Vallese men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Vallese women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vallese were Machine Operator and Housewife.

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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
    89%
  • Machine Operator
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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What Vallese family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 582 census records available for the last name Vallese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vallese 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Vallese. 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 169 military records available for the last name Vallese. For the veterans among your Vallese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallese lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vallese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Vallese in 1955 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

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