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Alley Family History

Alley Name Meaning
English: from a Middle English personal name, Alli, Alleye, as forms such as Johannes filius Alli (Norfolk, 1205) make clear. This is of Scandinavian origin, cognate with Old Danish Alli, Old Swedish Alle.Americanized form of French Hallé (see Halley).

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

646,142 Historical Documents with Alley on Ancestry.com
92,121 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,437 Military Records
6,508 Immigration Records
71,248 Census and Voter Lists
459,828 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alley Families

  • Number of Alley families
     92 - 182
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alley families
     73 - 143
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Alley families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Alley census records

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Alley Family Origin

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Alley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Alley

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Alley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alley census records

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Alley Civil War Service Records

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