Origins Available: French, Scottish
Early Origins of the Vallis family
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." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the Vallis family
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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.
Early Notables of the Vallis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vallis family to the New World and Oceana
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Vallis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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Vallis Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
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