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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Palley

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Alt. Meaning

P is for polite, naturally!

A is for authentic, be real

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons With the Last Name Palley

Thomas was born on March 17th, 1956.


Claire was born on February 17th, 1931.


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Popularity of Palley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Palley U.S.
  White 87.09% 64.26%
  African American 4.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Palley

People with the last name Palley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Palley

  • How Popular is the name Palley? As a last name Palley was the 65,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Palley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Palley is Friday, September 30th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Palley? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Palley. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Palley: Your name in reverse order is Yellap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epylal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Palley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 302 people with the last name Palley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Palley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Palley as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Palleys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Palley born Nov 23, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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