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Vallis Family History

Vallis Name Meaning

Greek: status name from Greek valis ‘prefect’, Turkish vali ‘governor’.

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


Similar surnames: Valis, Rallis, Ballis, Sallis, Callis, Hallas, Valli, Kallis, Dellis

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Where is the Vallis family from?

You can see how Vallis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Vallis families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 28 Vallis families living in New Brunswick. This was about 55% of all the recorded Vallis's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Vallis families in 1911.
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What did your Vallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Vallis. 19% of Vallis 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
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Cultivateur
    14%
  • Labourer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Vallis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vallis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Vallis. 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 804 military records available for the last name Vallis. For the veterans among your Vallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallis lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Vallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Vallis in 1943 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

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