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Vallee Name Meaning

French (Vallée): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, from Old French vallée.

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


Similar surnames: Valle, Vallet, Vallie, Vallese, Valley, Lavallee, Valleau, Valles

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Where is the Vallee family from?

You can see how Vallee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallee family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vallee families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Vallee families living in Louisiana. This was about 40% of all the recorded Vallee's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Vallee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vallee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vallee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vallee. 22% of Vallee men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Vallee women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vallee were Weaver and Clerk.

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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
    22%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Weaver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Vallee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vallee 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Vallee. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vallee. For the veterans among your Vallee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallee lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Vallee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vallee in 1951 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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