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Duval -- U.S. County in Texas
Population (2000): 13120
Housing Units (2000): 5543
Land area (2000): 1792.706185 sq. miles (4643.087506 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 2.967644 sq. miles (7.686162 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1795.673829 sq. miles (4650.773668 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 27.712895 N, 98.514443 W
Duval, TX
Duval County
Duval County, TX
Duval -- U.S. County in Florida
Population (2000): 778879
Housing Units (2000): 329778
Land area (2000): 773.667651 sq. miles (2003.789932 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 144.569810 sq. miles (374.434073 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 918.237461 sq. miles (2378.224005 sq. km)
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 30.320873 N, 81.638873 W
Duval, FL
Duval County
Duval County, FL

Duval is a surname, literally translating from French to English as "of the valley". Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alexandre-Vincent Pineux Duval
  • Barry E. DuVal
  • Burr H. Duval (1809–1836), American soldier who died in the Texas Revolution, son of William Pope Duval
  • Charles Allen Duval (1810–1872) British portrait painter, photographer, and writer
  • Claude Duval
  • Clément Duval
  • Damon Duval
  • Daniel Duval (1944–2013), French actor, film director and screenwriter
  • David Duval (born 1971), American golfer
  • Denise Duval (1921–2016), French opera singer
  • Dennis DuVal (born 1952), American retired basketball player
  • François Duval
  • Gaël Duval
  • Georges Duval de Leyrit
  • Georges Duval (1772–1853), French playwright
  • Georges Duval (journalist) (1847–1919), French playwright and journalist
  • Isaac H. Duval (1824–1902), American Civil War general and Congressman
  • James Duval
  • Jean-Jacques Duval d'Eprémesnil
  • Jeanne Duval
  • John Crittenden Duval (1816–1897), American writer, son of William Pope Duval
  • Joseph Duval, French Roman Catholic archbishop
  • Loïc Duval
  • Michael Raoul Duval
  • Mlle Duval, French composer
  • Salluste Duval
  • Saunier Duval-Prodir
  • Thibaut Duval Belgian athlete (pole vaulter)
  • Thomas Howard DuVal (1813–1880), U.S. federal judge, son of William Pope Duval
  • Victoria Duval
  • William Pope Duval (1784–1854), American governor of the Florida Territory

Usage examples of "duval".

But to journey to Five' Duval hunched his shoulders in the inimitable shrug with which a Frenchman can express so little or so much.

Scarcely waiting for the motors to warm up properly, Duval poured on the power, and the strangely assorted couple took off on perhaps the most hazardous journey in the history of rocketry.

Completely ignoring the physical effects of acceleration, Duval soon had the rocket ship hurtling down at speeds she had never achieved before, and for which she was never built.

Handling this mighty force with dexterity, Duval jockeyed the ship so it was barely moving when it reached the appointed spot in space.

Everyone turned to look at Duval, who had been completely forgotten in the excitement.

Deftly, and before anyone had the slightest inkling of what was happening, Duval slipped up behind Strike, tripped him, and threw him easily to the ground.

He seized the paralysis ray model and set out after Duval as fast as he could go.

The watchers outside listened intently at their helmet earphones, but no word came from either Duval or Strike They got in touch with those still trapped in the ship, but the latter reported nothing.

That was natural, as the lethal game being played between Duval, Strike, and the Cacus was taking place along nearly airless passages where sound would not carry well.

As the crew tumbled in, Duval was crouching by the passage corner and had just finished yammering at Tommy Strike to stay back and not be a fool.

At once it spied Duval and emitted another of those hideous shrilling sounds.

Strike, off to one side and several feet behind Duval, dropped to his knees and fumbled with the ray-box.

And with supreme courtesy to the last, Duval carefully rolled over to face the wall, that a woman might not have to suffer the unpleasant sight of a dying man.

The wind was generally from the south, so even though The Place is only a few blocks from the Duval Street tourist crawl, I couldn't detect the usual trace amounts of vomit or testos­terone in the mix.

To my astonishment and joy, just about every one of my former customers opted to follow me, in a caravan of school buses, and I ended up opening yet another tavern, a little south of Duval Street, which I called simply The Place.