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Talley Family History

Talley Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Taithligh ‘descendant of Taithleach’, a byname or personal name meaning ‘peaceable’.Possibly an altered spelling of German Tallig, from a short form of a Germanic personal name similar to Dietrich.

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

674,244 Historical Documents with Talley on Ancestry.com
121,024 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,181 Military Records
2,390 Immigration Records
72,803 Census and Voter Lists
457,846 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Talley Families

  • Number of Talley families
     157 - 311
     53 - 156
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Talley families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Talley families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Talley Family Origin

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Talley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Talley

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Talley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Talley Civil War Service Records

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