Nally Family History

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Nally Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McNally.

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

Similar surnames: Sally, Lally, Nall, Neally, Mally, Nalley, Nulty, Fall, Galley, Wally

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Nally Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Nally name?

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

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Nally Family Origin

Where is the Nally family from?

Nally Family Occupations

What did your Nally ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Nally family was Colliery Labourer. The most common Nally occupation in the UK was Labourer. 16% of Nally's were Labourers. Labourer, Boot Cleaner and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nally.

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  • Labourer

  • Boot Cleaner

  • Coal Miner

  • Colliery Labourer


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

Nally Historical Records

What Nally family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Nally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nally 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Nally. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Nally. For the veterans among your Nally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nally Life Expectancy

What is the average Nally lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Nally in 1948 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nally

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nally 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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