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Valley Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Middle English valeye.

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


Similar surnames: Vallet, Galley, Valle, Vallee, Alley, Valles, Halley, Paley, Galler

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Valley Family Origin

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Valley Family Occupations

What did your Valley ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Valley family was Carpenter. The most common Valley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Valley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valley.

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Valley Historical Records

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Valley Life Expectancy

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Famous Valley Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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