Sally Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Salaigh.

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


Similar surnames: Solly, Scally, Nally, Lally, Mally, Fall, Staley, Dally, Tally, Wally

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Sally Family Origin

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Sally Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    21%
  • Agricultural Worker

    7%
  • Army Pensioner & Aux C...c...

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1881, labourer, Agricultural Worker and Army Pensioner & Aux C...c... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sally. The most common Sally occupation in the UK was Labourer. 21% of Sally's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Sally family was Carpenter.

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Sally Historical Records

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Sally Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Sally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sally in 1947 was 52, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sally

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