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Valdez Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Valdés (see Valdes ). Compare Baldez .

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


Similar surnames: Valadez, Valdes, Vallez, Baldes, Halker, Bale, Van Es, Vagle, Jaimez

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Where is the Valdez family from?

You can see how Valdez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Valdez family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Valdez families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Valdez families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Valdez's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Valdez families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Valdez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Valdez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Valdez. 40% of Valdez men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Valdez women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valdez were Labor and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Labor
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Valdez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valdez 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 42,000 immigration records available for the last name Valdez. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Valdez. For the veterans among your Valdez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Valdez lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Valdez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Valdez in 1941 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

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