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Valois Family History

Valois Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, or a habitational name from any of the various places called Val(l)ois, or regional name from the district in northern France so called, which was once an independent duchy. In all cases the source is an adjective derivative of Old French val ‘valley’ (see Vale).

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

701,858 Historical Documents with Valois on Ancestry.com
16,635 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,135 Military Records
1,163 Immigration Records
13,576 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Valois Families

  • Number of Valois families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Valois families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Valois last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Valois Family Origin

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Valois Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Valois

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Valois Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Valois census records

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Valois Civil War Service Records

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