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Palley Name Meaning

Swiss French: from Old French palet, a term with a variety of meanings, any of which could have contributed to the surname: ‘post’, ‘paling’; ‘military exercise’; it also denoted an item of head armor. Variant spelling of Paley.

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Polley, Paley, Salley, Gulley, Pulley, Pelley, Pilley, Alley

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Palley Family Origin

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Palley Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Palley occupation in Canada was Merchant. 100% of Palley's were Merchants.

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Palley Historical Records

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Palley Life Expectancy

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