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Nally Family History

Nally Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McNally.

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

Similar surnames: Sally, Lally, Nall, Neally, Mally, Nalley, Nulty, Fall, Galley, Wally

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Where is the Nally family from?

You can see how Nally families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nally family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nally families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Nally families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Nally's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nally families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nally surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nally ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Drayman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Nally. 34% of Nally men worked as a Drayman.

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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

  • Drayman
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Nally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nally 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Nally. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Nally. For the veterans among your Nally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nally lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nally in 1948 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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