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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Daly

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A river and language family in Australia
  3. A rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada

Notable Persons Named Daly

Daly was born on February 20th, 1989 in Redcliffe, Queensland.


Daly was born on February 19th, 1995.


Daly was born in 1914. He died on November 3rd, 1994.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Daly

Tim Daly is an actor, producer, and director. He has been prominent since 1963. Tim was given the name James Timothy Daly on March 1st, 1956 in New York City.


John Daly is a golf player.


Tyne Daly is an actress. She was most active from 1968 to present. Tyne was given the name Ellen Tyne Daly on February 21st, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.


Carson Daly is a list of talk show hosts, radio personality, celebrity, talk show host, and television personality. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Carson was given the name Carson Jones Daly on June 22nd, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, U.S.


Barbara was given the name Barbara Daly in 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Barbara is also known as Daly and Barbara (birth name). She died on November 17th, 1972.


Andy Daly is a comedian. Andy was given the name Andrew Daly on April 15th, 1971 in Mount Kisco, New York, US.


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Popularity of Daly as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Daly U.S.
  White 91.41% 64.26%
  African American 3.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Daly

People with the last name Daly are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Daly

  • How Popular is the name Daly? Daly is the 22,026th most popular name of all time. As a last name Daly was the 1,118th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Daly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 293 babies born with the first name Daly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Daly to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Daly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Daly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Daly is Thursday, September 25th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Daly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Daly was in 2002 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Daly: Your name in reverse order is Ylad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lday. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Daly? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,330 people with the last name Daly.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Daly? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Daly as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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