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Valdes Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese and Spanish (Valdés): habitational name from either of the two places called Valdés in Málaga and Asturies. Catalan (Valdès): nickname from Catalan valdès ‘Waldensian’, i.e. a member of a Puritan religious sect which was founded in the 12th century by Peter Valdes (died 1205) in southern France. The widespread distribution of the surname in present-day Spain, however, suggests that other sources may also have been involved.

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

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Valdes Family Origin

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Valdes Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Cigar Maker

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%

In 1880, the most common Valdes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Valdes's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valdes. A less common occupation for the Valdes family was Keeping House.

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