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Vallier Family History

Vallier Surname Meaning

French: from a vernacular form of the personal name Valère from Latin Valerius (see Valerio ). Altered form of French Vaillant and Vallière (see Valliere ). English (Sussex): variant of Valler .

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


Similar surnames: Gallier, Vallet, Hollier, Callier, Valliere, Waller, Vallie, Valley

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Where is the Vallier family from?

You can see how Vallier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vallier families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 106 Vallier families living in Quebec. This was about 64% of all the recorded Vallier's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Vallier families in 1911.
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What did your Vallier ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Vallier. 28% of Vallier men worked as a Cultivateur and 50% of Vallier women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vallier were Labourer and Domestique. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
    28%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    23%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Labourer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Domestique
    50%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Vallier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vallier 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Vallier. 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 965 military records available for the last name Vallier. For the veterans among your Vallier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Vallier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Vallier in 1954 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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