Tally Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Talley. Irish (County Longford): occasionally a variant of Tully. French: occupational name from a variant of Old French tailleur, an agent derivative of tailler ‘to cut’, hence an occupational name for a tailor or stonecutter.

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


Similar surnames: Mally, Lally, Tilly, Talty, Talley, Ally, Dally, Staley, Tully, Gall

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Tally Family Origin

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Tally Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Tally occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Tally's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tally. A less common occupation for the Tally family was Farm Laborer.

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Tally Historical Records

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Tally Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Tally life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Tally in 1946 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tally

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