Valis Family History

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Valis Name Meaning

Czech (Vališ): from a pet form of the personal name Valentin, from Latin Valentinus (see Valentine). Jewish (from Ukrainian): variant of Volis, a patronymic from the personal name Vole, a pet form of Volf, from Yiddish volf ‘wolf’. Greek: variant of Vallis.

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

Similar surnames: Vales, Valin, Kalis, Balis, Malis, Danis, Vilas, Kolis, Ales, Vallis

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Valis Family Origin

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Valis Family Occupations

What did your Valis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valis. 32% of Valis men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Valis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valis were Printer and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Waiter
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Machine Operator

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

Valis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Valis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valis 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 536 immigration records available for the last name Valis. 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 320 military records available for the last name Valis. For the veterans among your Valis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valis Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Valis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Valis in 1962 was 74, and 74 in 2003.

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