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Vallin Surname Meaning

Asturian-Leonese (Vallín): habitational name from any of the places in Asturias (Spain) named Vallín from a diminutive of valle ‘valley’. Compare Ballin . Swedish: topographic or ornamental name from vall ‘grassy bank pasture’ (see Wall ) or the root of Latin vallis ‘valley’ (representing Swedish dal) + the adjectival suffix -in a derivative of Latin -in(i)us ‘relating to’. The original humanistic form of the surname Vallinus is no longer found in Sweden. Compare Wallin . French: topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley from a diminutive of Old French val ‘valley’ (see Val ) or a habitational name from a minor place so named in Isère.

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

Similar surnames: Ballin, Hallin, Valli, Valles, Kallin, Vallie, Valin, Albin, Alling

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Where is the Vallin family from?

You can see how Vallin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Vallin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Vallin families living in Ontario. This was about 47% of all the recorded Vallin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vallin families in 1911.
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What did your Vallin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vallin. 29% of Vallin men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Porter
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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 213 military records available for the last name Vallin. For the veterans among your Vallin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Vallin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Vallin in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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