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Valli Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Valle or a habitational name from a place called with this word as for example Valli del Pasubio or Valli dei Signori. Italianized form of Slovenian Valič: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine ). Hungarian (Válli): habitational name for someone from Vál in Fehér County or Vály in Gömör County (now Valice in Slovakia). Finnish: habitational name from farms so named from valli ‘embankment lawn pasture’. Established as a hereditary surname in southwestern Finland and southern Ostrobothnia since the 19th century. Occasionally adopted also as an ornamental name. This standard Finnish variant is rare in the US where the surname is mostly spelled Walli . American shortened form (and Greek feminine form denoting ‘the daughter or wife of’) of Greek Vallis .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Valle, Vallin, Valla, Walli, Ballin, Valls, Valles, Galli, Mallo

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You can see how Valli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valli family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Valli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Valli families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Valli's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Valli families in 1911.
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What did your Valli ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Valli. 67% of Valli men worked as a Journalier. .

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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

  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Valli. 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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There are 596 military records available for the last name Valli. For the veterans among your Valli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valli lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Valli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Valli in 1953 was 43, and 88 in 2004.

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