Valera Family History

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Valera Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Valera in Cuenca province and possibly also from a place with the same name in Badajoz.

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

Similar surnames: Valero, Salera, Vara, Tavera, Malara, Madera, Valeri, Manera, Valery

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Valera Family Origin

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Valera Family Occupations

What did your Valera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Butcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valera. 24% of Valera men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Valera women worked as a Butcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valera were Farm Laborer and Dress Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Butcher
  • Cementer
  • Clerk
  • Dress Cleaner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Valera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Valera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valera 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Valera. 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 828 military records available for the last name Valera. For the veterans among your Valera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valera Life Expectancy

What is the average Valera lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Valera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Valera in 1946 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valera 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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