Salley Family History

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Salley Name Meaning

Possibly from the French personal name Charlet or Sarlet, pet forms of Charles. Alternatively a nickname based on French sale ‘dirty’. Variant of Sally.

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


Similar surnames: Salle, Galley, Salles, Alley, Talley, Palley, Halley, Gulley, Sales

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Salley Family Origin

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Salley Family Occupations

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  • Commissionaire (Mess)

    17%
  • Dock Lab

    17%
  • Doubler (C)

    17%
  • Frame Work Knitter

    17%

In 1881, the most common Salley occupation in the UK was Commissionaire (Mess). 17% of Salley's were Commissionaire (Mess)s. A less common occupation for the Salley family was Frame Work Knitter. Commissionaire (Mess), Dock Lab and Doubler (C) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salley.

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Salley Historical Records

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Salley Life Expectancy

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