Vaux Name Meaning

French, English, and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Vaux, from the Old French plural of val ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Vause, Faux, Houx, Vang, Dax, Gau, Baum, Saur, Vari, Aue

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Vaux Family Origin

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Vaux Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Retail Grocer

    5%
  • Blacksmithie

    3%
  • Book Binder

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vaux family was Book Binder. Farmer, Retail Grocer and Blacksmithie were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaux. The most common Vaux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Vaux's were Farmers.

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Vaux Historical Records

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Vaux Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Vaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vaux in 1954 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vaux

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