Pelly Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Pell. nickname from Old French pele ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Pelle, Pell, Pella, Polly, Kelly, Lilly, Paley, Poll, Gell, Bello

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Pelly Family Origin

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Pelly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farmers Son

    22%
  • Auctioneer

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pelly family was Cooper. Farmer, Farmers Son and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelly. The most common Pelly occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Pelly's were Farmers.

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Pelly Historical Records

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Pelly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Pelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pelly in 1957 was 26, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelly

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