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Salley Name Meaning

Possibly from the French personal name Charlet or Sarlet, pet forms of Charles. Alternatively a nickname based on French sale ‘dirty’. Variant of Sally.

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


Similar surnames: Salle, Galley, Salles, Alley, Talley, Palley, Halley, Gulley, Sales

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Salley Family Origin

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Salley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Salley family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salley. The most common Salley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Salley's were Farmers.

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Salley Life Expectancy

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