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Alloway Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ailwi, which represents a falling together of several Old English names: Æ{dh}elwig ‘noble battle’, Ealdwig ‘ancient battle’, and Ælfwiig ‘elf battle’. Compare Alvey. Alloway is a Scottish place name, but the surname is of English rather than Scottish origin. Americanized form of any of several French surnames, including Allouis (from a place in Meung-sur-Yèvre), Halloy (from any of various places in Oise, Pas-de-Calais, and Somme), or Allouet (a diminutive of Allou or Alleu, which was a status name for a free tenant, one not bound by feudal dues).

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


Similar surnames: Allaway, Allday, Callow, Fallows, Galloway, Attaway, Hallaway

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Alloway Family Origin

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Alloway Family Occupations

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  • Accountant

    17%
  • Banker

    17%
  • Dentist

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

In 1881, Accountant, Banker and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alloway. A less common occupation for the Alloway family was Farmer. The most common Alloway occupation in Canada was Accountant. 17% of Alloway's were Accountants.

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Alloway Life Expectancy

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