History of your Surname
Get access to Valle family records.Start a free trial

Valle Family History

Valle Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: topographic name from valle ‘valley’ (from Latin vallis) or a habitational name from any of the many places called with this word. This surname is also found in Corsica and southern France. Compare Spanish Del Valle and De Valle Italian Lavalle French (Vallé): variant of Vallée ‘valley’ (see Vallee ). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named from Old Norse vǫllr ‘field meadow’. Compare Walle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Valla, Valles, Vale, Volle, Halle, Valli, Vallee, Calle, Velde

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Valle family from?

You can see how Valle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Valle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 12 Valle families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Valle's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Valle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Valle. 15% of Valle men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Valle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valle were Farmer and Waitress. .

View Census Data for Valle | Data not to scale

*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
  • Labrador
  • Jornalero
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Operator
  • Seamstress
  • Waitress
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Valle family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Valle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Valle

Passenger Lists

There are 35,000 immigration records available for the last name Valle. 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.

View all Valle immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Valle. For the veterans among your Valle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Valle military records

You've only scratched the surface of Valle family history

Discover More

What is the average Valle lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Valle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Valle in 1949 was 65, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valle

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Valle family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Valle last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial