Mally Family History

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Mally Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Malley, shortened form of O’Malley. French: from Old French mal(l)ier ‘coach horse’, ‘draught horse’, ‘pack horse’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a coachman, a carter, or a carrier.

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

Similar surnames: Tally, Lally, Maley, Malle, Malley, Dally, Wally, Malay, Bally, Ally

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Mally Family Origin

Where is the Mally family from?

Mally Family Occupations

What did your Mally ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mally family was Not Given. The most common Mally occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Mally's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer'S Son and Domestic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mally.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmer'S Son

  • Domestic

  • Not Given


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mally ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mally Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mally census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mally. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Mally. For the veterans among your Mally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mally Life Expectancy

What is the average Mally lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mally in 1951 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mally ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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