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Valerius Name Meaning

German: from the Latin personal name Valerius (see Valerio).

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


Similar surnames: Valerio, Valery, Valeriano, Valeri, Vallier, Valis, Valentin, Lenius

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Where is the Valerius family from?

You can see how Valerius families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valerius family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Valerius families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 23 Valerius families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Valerius's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Valerius families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valerius surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valerius ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valerius. 41% of Valerius men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Valerius women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valerius were Machinist and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farming
    13%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Servant
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Valerius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valerius 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Valerius. 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 458 military records available for the last name Valerius. For the veterans among your Valerius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valerius lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Valerius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Valerius in 1961 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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