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Alli Name Meaning

Muslim: variant spelling of Ali.

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


Similar surnames: Ally, Ali, Allie, Allin, Galli, Aloi, Abdi, Valli, All, Alls

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Where is the Alli family from?

You can see how Alli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alli family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Alli families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Alli families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Alli's in the USA. California had the highest population of Alli families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alli. 49% of Alli men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Alli women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alli were Machinist and Factory Hand.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    49%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Janitor
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Factory Hand
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Alli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alli census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alli. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Alli. For the veterans among your Alli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alli lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Alli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Alli in 1956 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

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