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Lally Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of Mullally . In some cases possibly also French: habitational name with fused definite article l' from either of two places called Ally (Cantal Haute-Loire). Alternatively a variant of Laly a habitational name from a place so named (e.g. in Loire). Compare Lalley .

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

Similar surnames: Dally, Lilly, Mally, Lalley, Tally, Tilly, Halle, Wall, Fall, Billy

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Where is the Lally family from?

You can see how Lally families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lally family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lally families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 71 Lally families living in Ontario. This was about 68% of all the recorded Lally's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lally families in 1911.
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What did your Lally ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Lally. 45% of Lally men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Lally women worked as an Income. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • At Home
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
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Census Records

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Lally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lally census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Lally. 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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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Lally. For the veterans among your Lally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lally lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lally in 1947 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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