Valley Family History

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Valley Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Middle English valeye.

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


Similar surnames: Vallet, Galley, Valle, Vallee, Alley, Valles, Halley, Paley, Galler

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Valley Family Origin

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Valley Family Occupations

What did your Valley ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farm Labourer

    11%
  • Fish Hawker

    11%
  • Fruiterer

    11%
  • Gardeners Labourer (N D)

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Valley family was Gardeners Labourer (N D). Farm Labourer, Fish Hawker and Fruiterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valley. The most common Valley occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 11% of Valley's were Farm Labourers.

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Valley Historical Records

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Valley Life Expectancy

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Famous Valley Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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