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Dally Surname Meaning

French: habitational name with fused preposition d(e) for someone from either of two places in France called Ally one in Cantal and one in Haute-Loire. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in France called Ailly (Eure Meuse Somme) with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’. German: variant of Dalley . Altered form of French Dailly a cognate of 2 above. Irish: variant of Daly .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lally, Dilly, Tally, Mally, Wall, Daley, Dalley, Daily, Dalby, Calla

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You can see how Dally families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dally family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dally families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 55 Dally families living in Ontario. This was about 77% of all the recorded Dally's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dally families in 1911.
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What did your Dally ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Dally. 100% of Dally men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dally. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Dally. For the veterans among your Dally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dally lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dally in 1945 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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