Alley Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle. Americanized form of French Hallé (see Halley).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Galley, Halley, Alvey, Manley, Axley, Salley, Valley, Apley, Allen

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Alley Family Origin

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Alley Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Alley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 11% of Alley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alley family was Fisherman. Farmer, Student and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alley.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Student

    11%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Fisherman

    7%

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Alley Historical Records

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Alley Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Alley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Alley in 1940 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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