Valin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Valin family

The surname Valin was first found in Kent, where they arrived soon after the Norman Conquest, and were descended from Roger Vallance.

The surname traces back to "a place on the confines of Poitou, in France, [which] gave name to William de Valance, who was son of Hugh le Brun, Earl of March, and Isabel, widow of King John. He came to England in 1247, by invitation of his uterine brother, King Henry III., and was father of the renowned Aylmer de Valance, temp. Edward I." [1]

Important Dates for the Valin family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valin research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1174, 1296, 1393, 1578 and 1590 are included under the topic Early Valin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Valin Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vallance, Vallancey, Valance, Valancey, Valens, Valomes, Valeignes, Vallant and many more.

Early Notables of the Valin family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Valin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Valin migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Valin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Gabrial Valin, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773 [2]
Valin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Jose Valin, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [2]
  • Juan Valin, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [2]
  • Manuel Valin, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Valin (post 1700)

  • Forest S. Van Valin, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1938 [3]

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Citations

  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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