Valentin Family History

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Valentin Name Meaning

French, northeastern Italian, Spanish (Valentín), German, Swedish, Danish, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from the Latin personal name Valentinus (see Valentine). The Jewish surname is an adoption of the Christian personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Valentine, Valenti, Valentino, Valent, Valencic, Valerio, Vallin

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Valentin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Valentin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Valentin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Valentin Family Origin

Where is the Valentin family from?

Valentin Family Occupations

What did your Valentin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Valentin occupation in the UK was Clock Maker. 20% of Valentin's were Clock Makers. Clock Maker, Crofter 12 Acres and General Shopkpr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valentin. A less common occupation for the Valentin family was Independent.

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  • Clock Maker

  • Crofter 12 Acres

  • General Shopkpr

  • Independent


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Valentin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Valentin Historical Records

What Valentin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 61,000 census records available for the last name Valentin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valentin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Valentin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Valentin. For the veterans among your Valentin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valentin Life Expectancy

What is the average Valentin lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Valentin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Valentin in 1942 was 24, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valentin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valentin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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