Daly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dálaigh ‘descendant of Dálach’, a personal name based on dál (modern dáil) ‘meeting’, ‘assembly’.

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


Similar surnames: Day, Dale, Davy, Dall, Dacey, Dato, Wali, Dally, Dady, Darr

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Daly Family Origin

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Daly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Servant

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daly. A less common occupation for the Daly family was School. The most common Daly occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Daly's were Farmers.

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Daly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Daly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daly in 1940 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daly

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