Wali Family History

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Wali Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic wali ‘lord’, ‘guardian’, ‘protector’, ‘saint’, or ‘friend’, often interpreted as a short form of Wali Allah ‘friend of God’, an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad. Indian (Kashmir): Hindu (Brahman) name, probably ulitmately derived from Arabic wali ‘lord’ (see 1). Indian (Karnataka): Hindu (Lingayat) name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Bali, Ali, Wall, Wale, Sani, Walli, Hari, Walia, Cali, Wald

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Wali Family Origin

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Wali Family Occupations

What did your Wali ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Drapery Pedlars (british Indians) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wali. 17% of Wali men worked as a Drapery Pedlars (british Indians) and 75% of Wali women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wali were Pedler Silk Goods and Hotelier

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Drapery Pedlars (british Indians)
    17%
  • Furnaceman Iron Ore Hout Plant Heavy Worker
    17%
  • Hawker
    17%
  • Pedler Silk Goods
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Hotelier
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wali Historical Records

What Wali family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 313 census records available for the last name Wali. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wali 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Wali. 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 659 military records available for the last name Wali. For the veterans among your Wali ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wali Life Expectancy

What is the average Wali lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Wali life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wali in 1964 was 83, and 80 in 2002.

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