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Valenti Family History

Valenti Name Meaning

Italian (Valèntí): patronymic from the personal name Valente. Catalan (Valentí): from the Catalan personal name Valentí (see Valentino and Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Valentin, Valent, Valeri, Valente, Balent, Valenta, Valencic

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Where is the Valenti family from?

You can see how Valenti families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valenti family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Valenti families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Valenti families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Valenti's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Valenti families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valenti surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valenti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valenti. 23% of Valenti men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Valenti women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valenti were Salesman and Machine Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Barber
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    15%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Machine Operator
    6%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Valenti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valenti 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Valenti. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Valenti. For the veterans among your Valenti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valenti lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Valenti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Valenti in 1945 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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