Salley name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Salley mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Salley

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International Interest
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  1. Obsolete spelling of sallow
  2. Obsolete spelling of sally

Notable Persons Named Salley

Notable Persons Named Salley

Salley Vickers

Salley was born in Liverpool.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Salley

Notable Persons With the Last Name Salley

John Salley

John Salley is a basketball player for the Panathinaikos, Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers. He was most prominent from 1986 to 2000. John was born on May 16th, 1964 in Brooklyn.

Roly Salley

Roly Salley is a rock music, rock, roll, and roots rock singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. Roly was given the name Rowland Salley on November 2nd, 1949.

Joanne Salley

Joanne was born in 1977.

Jonas Salley

Jonas Salley is a soccer player for the Nei Mongol Zhongyou F.C., Séwé Sport de San-Pédro, Africa Sports d'Abidjan, South Melbourne FC, New Zealand Knights FC, Sydney FC, Sunshine George Cross FC, Adelaide United FC, Beijing Renhe F.C., Chengdu Tiancheng F.C., Gold Coast United FC, and Shanghai. Jonas was born on March 16th, 1982 in Ivory Coast.

Jerry Salley

Jerry Salley is a bluegrass music and country music singer-songwriter and musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1982.

Nate Salley

Nate Salley is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to 2010. Nate was born on February 5th, 1984 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

  • Miles Salley

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Salley U.S.
  White 54.73% 64.26%
  African American 40.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Salley

People with the last name Salley are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Salley

  • How Popular is the name Salley? Salley is the 18,758th most popular name of all time. As a last name Salley was the 6,327th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Salley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 416 babies born with the first name Salley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Salley 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 Salley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Salley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Salley is Tuesday, October 10th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Salley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Salley was in 1952 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Salley Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Salley is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Salley: The name spelled backwards is Yellas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Slalye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Salley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,392 people with the last name Salley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Salley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Salley as their last name.
  • Salley name meaning

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