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Vales Name Meaning

Catalan (Valès): respelling of Catalan Vallès (see Valles). Galician: habitational name from any of the places called Vales in Galicia, or topographic name from the plural of Galician val ‘valley’. Czech (Valeš): from a pet form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Valles, Vale, Valis, Cales, Valek, Vilas, Valls, Fales, Valdes

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Vales Family Origin

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Vales Family Occupations

What did your Vales ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vales family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vales. The most common Vales occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vales's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Vales Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vales. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vales census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Vales

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vales. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vales. For the veterans among your Vales ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vales Life Expectancy

What is the average Vales lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Vales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Vales in 1954 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vales

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vales 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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