Tully Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh ‘descendant of Taithleach’, a byname meaning ‘quiet’, ‘peaceable’. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Tuile ‘descendant of the devotee of the will of God’ (from toil ‘will of God’). Scottish: habitational name from any of various places called Tullo in eastern Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Cully, Tilly, Sully, Talty, Toll, Tally, Tullo, Scully, Lilly, Billy

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Tully Family Origin

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Tully Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tully. The most common Tully occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Tully's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tully family was Carpenter.

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Tully Historical Records

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Tully Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Tully life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Tully in 1941 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tully

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