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Dly Family History

Dly Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Day, Bly, Dey, Ely, Fly, Sly, Daly, Ply, Ly, Aly

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Where is the Dly family from?

You can see how Dly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dly family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Dly families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Dly family living in California. This was about 33% of all the recorded Dly's in USA. California and 2 other states had the highest population of Dly families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dly ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 169 census records available for the last name Dly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dly 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Dly. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8 military records available for the last name Dly. For the veterans among your Dly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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