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Valk Name Meaning

Belgian and Dutch (Van der Valk): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Valk, in the provinces of Brabant, Antwerp, and East Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Valko, Vale, Palm, Raak, Hall, Vlk, Calk, Vala, Balk, Kalk

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Valk Family Origin

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Valk Family Occupations

What did your Valk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Valk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Valk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Valk family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valk.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Valk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Valk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valk 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 Valk

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Valk. 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 864 military records available for the last name Valk. For the veterans among your Valk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valk Life Expectancy

What is the average Valk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Valk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Valk in 1962 was 69, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valk 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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