Wally Family History

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Wally Name Meaning

English: unexplained. South German: variant of Walli, from a short form of any Germanic personal name formed with Old High German waltan ‘to rule’ as a first part, as in Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Wall, Willy, Walla, Walle, Fall, Mally, Balle, Lally, Tally, Gall

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Wally Family Origin

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Wally Family Occupations

What did your Wally ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Pumpsman Below Heavy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wally. 5% of Wally men worked as a Colliery Pumpsman Below Heavy and 29% of Wally women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wally were General Labourer and Childres Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Pumpsman Below Heavy
    5%
  • Dairy Checker
    5%
  • Foreman Carpenter
    5%
  • General Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    6%
  • Accountant Assistant Bookkeeper
    3%
  • Childres Nurse
    3%

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

Wally Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wally 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wally. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Wally. For the veterans among your Wally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wally Life Expectancy

What is the average Wally lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wally in 1945 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wally

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wally 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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