Sally Family History

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Sally Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Salaigh.

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


Similar surnames: Solly, Scally, Nally, Lally, Mally, Fall, Staley, Dally, Tally, Wally

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Sally Family Origin

Where is the Sally family from?

Sally Family Occupations

What did your Sally ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sally occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Sally's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sally family was Labourer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Gardien were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sally.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Gardien

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%

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

Sally Historical Records

What Sally family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sally 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sally. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sally. For the veterans among your Sally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sally Life Expectancy

What is the average Sally lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sally in 1947 was 52, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sally

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sally 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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