Valente Family History

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Valente Name Meaning

Italian, Galician, and Portuguese: nickname from valente ‘brave’, ‘valiant’. Italian: from the personal name Valente, of the same origin and meaning as 1, which was borne by a 6th-century bishop of Verona.

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

Similar surnames: Valent, Valenti, Valentine, Parente, Galante, Valiente, Valiante

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Valente Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Valente name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Valente. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Portugal


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Valente Family Origin

Where is the Valente family from?

Valente Family Occupations

What did your Valente ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Valente. The most common Valente occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Valente's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Valente ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Valente Historical Records

What Valente family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Valente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valente census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Valente. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Valente. For the veterans among your Valente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valente Life Expectancy

What is the average Valente lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Valente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Valente in 1953 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valente

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valente ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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