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Walenta Name Meaning

Polish: from a derivative of the personal name Walenty, Polish form of Latin Valentinus (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Valenta, Walega, Valent, Kalina, Walen, Balent, Valenti, Kalista

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Where is the Walenta family from?

You can see how Walenta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Walenta family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Walenta families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Walenta families living in Iowa. This was about 47% of all the recorded Walenta's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Walenta families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Walenta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Walenta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Walenta. 32% of Walenta men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Walenta women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walenta were Attendant and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Attendant
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Walenta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walenta 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 563 immigration records available for the last name Walenta. 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 652 military records available for the last name Walenta. For the veterans among your Walenta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Walenta lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Walenta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Walenta in 1964 was 80, and 25 in 2004.

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