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Valles Name Meaning

Catalan (Vallès): habitational name from a region of Catalonia named with vallès ‘of or relating to the valley’ (from Latin vallensis an adjectival derivative of vallis ‘valley’). Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called (Los) Valles from valles plural of valle ‘valley’.

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

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

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Where is the Valles family from?

You can see how Valles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Valles families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Valles families living in New Mexico. This was about 54% of all the recorded Valles's in USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Valles families in 1880.
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What did your Valles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Valles. 49% of Valles men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Valles women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valles were Farm Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Labor
  • Butcher
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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