Daily Family History

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Daily Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Daly. In the British Isles this spelling is found mainly in Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Dailey, Dally, Daisy, Deily, Dail, Baily, Daley, Dealy, Davy, Dais

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Daily Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Daily name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Daily. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Daily Family Origin

Where is the Daily family from?

Daily Family Occupations

What did your Daily ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Daily family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daily. The most common Daily occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Daily's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Daily ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Daily Historical Records

What Daily family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 100,000 census records available for the last name Daily. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daily 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Daily. 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 Card

There are 29,000 military records available for the last name Daily. For the veterans among your Daily ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daily Life Expectancy

What is the average Daily lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Daily life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Daily in 1947 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daily 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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