Valles Family History

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Valles Name Meaning

Catalan (Vallès): regional name for someone from a region of Catalonia named with vallès ‘of or relating to the valley’ (from Latin vallensis, an adjective derivative of vallis ‘valley’). This name is very common in Catalonia. Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Valles or Los Valles, from valles, plural of valle ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Balles, Valle, Vales, Valls, Vallese, Salles, Sales, Valdes, Galles

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Valles Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Valles name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Valles. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Valles Family Origin

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Valles Family Occupations

What did your Valles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Valles family was Keeping House. Laborer, Ale Agent and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valles. The most common Valles occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Valles's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Ale Agent

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Valles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Valles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Valles Life Expectancy

What is the average Valles lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Valles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Valles in 1941 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valles 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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