Wally Name Meaning

English: unexplained. South German: variant of Walli, from a short form of any Germanic personal name formed with Old High German waltan ‘to rule’ as a first part, as in Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Wall, Willy, Walla, Walle, Fall, Mally, Balle, Lally, Tally, Gall

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Wally Family Origin

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Wally Family Occupations

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  • Ship Captain

    100%

In 1881, the most common Wally occupation in Canada was Ship Captain. 100% of Wally's were Ship Captains.

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Wally Historical Records

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Wally Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Wally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wally in 1945 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wally

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