Dally Family History

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Dally Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Daly. French: habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from either of two places in France called Ally, one in Cantal and one in Haute-Loire.

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


Similar surnames: Lally, Dilly, Tally, Mally, Wall, Daley, Dalley, Daily, Dalby, Calla

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Dally Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dally name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dally. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Dally Family Origin

Where is the Dally family from?

Dally Family Occupations

What did your Dally ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dally family was Tin Miner. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dally. The most common Dally occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Dally's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Tin Miner

    3%

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

Dally Historical Records

What Dally family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Dally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dally 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dally. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Dally. For the veterans among your Dally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dally Life Expectancy

What is the average Dally lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dally in 1945 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dally

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dally 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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