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Valeri Family History

Valeri Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Valerio. Catalan: from the personal name Valeri, Catalan form of Valerio.

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


Similar surnames: Valerio, Valery, Valenti, Vales, Maneri, Valore, Valera, Raneri

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Where is the Valeri family from?

You can see how Valeri families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valeri family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Valeri families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Valeri families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Valeri's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Valeri families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valeri surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valeri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dress Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valeri. 28% of Valeri men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Valeri women worked as a Dress Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valeri were New Worker and Seamstress.

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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
    28%
  • Miner
    12%
  • Presser
    10%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dress Maker
    50%
  • Seamstress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Valeri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valeri 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Valeri. 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 489 military records available for the last name Valeri. For the veterans among your Valeri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valeri lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Valeri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Valeri in 1944 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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