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Valois Name Meaning

French:: habitational name from (Le) Valois the name of a few places in France e.g. in Forez and Limousin. habitational name from Valois a region in northern France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Vallin, Valles, Vales, Fallis, Blois, Marois, Calais, Vallie, Valdes

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Where is the Valois family from?

You can see how Valois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valois family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Valois families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 5 Valois families living in Channel Islands. This was about 71% of all the recorded Valois's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Valois families in 1891.
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What did your Valois ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Valois. 16% of Valois men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Valois women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valois were Carpenter and Sales Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Weaver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Sales Clerk
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Valois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Valois. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Valois. For the veterans among your Valois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valois lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Valois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Valois in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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