Scally Family History

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Scally Name Meaning

Irish (counties Roscommon and Westmeath): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Scalaidhe (Midlands Ó Scalaidhe), a patronymic probably from a variant of Gaelic scolaidhe ‘scholar’ (see Scully).

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


Similar surnames: Scully, Sally, Mcnally, Scallan, Call, Sealy, Cully, Scalley, Scarry

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Scally Family Origin

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Scally Family Occupations

What did your Scally ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scally family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scally. The most common Scally occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Scally's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Scally Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Scally. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scally 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Scally. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scally. For the veterans among your Scally ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scally Life Expectancy

What is the average Scally lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Scally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Scally in 1949 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scally

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scally 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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