Origins Available: French
Early Origins of the Vallis family
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." 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
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
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
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Vallis Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- James Vallis, who settled in Bonaventure, Newfoundland in 1800 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