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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Straley

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Alt. Meaning

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Straley

Bruce Straley is a game director and artist.


John Straley is a detective fiction and historical fiction author. John was born in 1953 in Redwood City, California, United States.


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Popularity of Straley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Straley U.S.
  White 93.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Straley

People with the last name Straley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Straley

  • How Popular is the name Straley? As a last name Straley was the 12,536th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Straley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Straley is Wednesday, October 14th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Straley? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Straley. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Straley: Your name in reverse order is Yelarts. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tlesayr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Straley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,472 people with the last name Straley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Straley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Straley as their last name since less than 1 person in 119k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Straley born Nov 16, 1945

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 Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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