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Valencia Name Meaning

Catalan (València) and Spanish: habitational name from any of various places called València or Valencia, principally the major city in eastern Spain, which was formerly the capital of an independent Moorish kingdom of the same name, until it was reconquered in 1239 by James I, king of the Catalan dynasty, and became part of the Crown of Aragon together with the Principality of Catalonia and the Kingdom of Aragon. The city was apparently named from an honorary title derived from Latin valens ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Palencia, Valenza, Valenciano, Valenti, Valentin, Valencic, Valerio

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Valencia Family Origin

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Valencia Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Valencia occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 100% of Valencia's were Cigar Makers.

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