Jalali Family History

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Jalali Name Meaning

Muslim: from an adjectival derivative of Arabic jalal ‘majesty’, ‘glory’, or denoting a descendant of someone named with this word. It is also found in compound names such as Jalal ud-Din ‘Glory of Religion’. Jalal ud-Din Rumi (1207–73) was a great Islamic mystic poet. Jalal ud-Din Akbar (1556–1605) was one of the greatest of the Mughal emperors (see Akbar).

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

Similar surnames: Jamal, Lalani, Jalil, Kamali, Halabi, Jafari, Valli, Jama, Dalal

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Jalali Family Origin

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Jalali Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jalali.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper

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Jalali Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13 census records available for the last name Jalali. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jalali 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Jalali. 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 2 military records available for the last name Jalali. For the veterans among your Jalali ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jalali Life Expectancy

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Between 1981 and 2003, in the United States, Jalali life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Jalali in 1981 was 52, and 81 in 2003.

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