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Valavanis Family History

Valavanis Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Vlahakis, Alanis, Galanis, Valvano, Balaban, Galvan, Vaswani, Valois

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Where is the Valavanis family from?

You can see how Valavanis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valavanis family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Valavanis families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Valavanis's in USA. New York had the highest population of Valavanis families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valavanis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valavanis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cook and Copper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Valavanis. 34% of Valavanis men worked as a Cook and 100% of Valavanis women worked as a Copper. .

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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 1940

  • Cook
    34%
  • Cutter
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Copper
    100%
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What Valavanis family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 96 census records available for the last name Valavanis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valavanis 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Valavanis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 74 military records available for the last name Valavanis. For the veterans among your Valavanis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valavanis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Valavanis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Valavanis in 1962 was 79, and 21 in 2004.

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