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Multiple Origins for the Surname Vallis


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Vallis Early Origins



The surname Vallis 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]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

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Vallis Spelling Variations


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Vallis Spelling Variations



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

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Vallis Early History


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Vallis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallis research. Another 277 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1174, 1296 and 1393 are included under the topic Early Vallis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vallis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vallis Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vallis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vallis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Geo. Vallis, aged 60, who settled in America, in 1896

Vallis Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Vera Vallis, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1903
  • Joseph Vallis, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Hamilton, Bermuda, in 1907
  • George Vallis, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Clive Vallis, aged 26, who emigrated to America from Hamilton, Bermuda, in 1912
  • Clive Vallis, aged 25, who landed in America from Hamilton, Bermude, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vallis Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Vallis, who settled in Bonaventure, Newfoundland in 1800 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Citations


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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. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  5. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
  6. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  7. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
  8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  10. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
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The Vallis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallis Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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