Vales Name Meaning

Catalan (Valès): respelling of Catalan Vallès (see Valles). Galician: habitational name from any of the places called Vales in Galicia, or topographic name from the plural of Galician val ‘valley’. Czech (Valeš): from a pet form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Valles, Vale, Valis, Cales, Valek, Vilas, Valls, Fales, Valdes

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Vales Family Origin

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Vales Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Manufacturer

    13%
  • Coachman

    13%
  • Coachman Domestic Servant

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    13%

In 1881, Cigar Manufacturer, Coachman and Coachman Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vales. A less common occupation for the Vales family was Coal Miner. The most common Vales occupation in the UK was Cigar Manufacturer. 13% of Vales's were Cigar Manufacturers.

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Vales Historical Records

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Vales Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Vales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Vales in 1954 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vales

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