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Vallier Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Valére, from Latin Valerius (see Valerio). English: topographic name for a dweller in a valley, from a noun derivative of Old French val ‘valley’ or possibly Middle English valeye.

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


Similar surnames: Gallier, Vallet, Hollier, Callier, Valliere, Waller, Vallie, Valley

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Where is the Vallier family from?

You can see how Vallier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vallier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vallier families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Vallier family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Vallier's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Vallier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vallier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vallier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vallier. 28% of Vallier men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Vallier women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vallier were Machinist and Teacher.

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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
    28%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Vallier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vallier 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Vallier. 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 965 military records available for the last name Vallier. For the veterans among your Vallier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vallier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Vallier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Vallier in 1954 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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