Meaning and Origin of: Tally

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Birthday; child born at Christmas
  • African American : Inventive
  • Hebrew : Dew from heaven
  • Greek : Blooming
  • Choctaw Indian : Leaping water
  • French : Reward

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Irish : variant spelling of Talley.
  • Irish (County Longford) : occasionally a variant of Tully.
  • French : occupational name from a variant of Old French tailleur, an agent derivative of tailler ‘to cut’, hence an occupational name for a tailor or stonecutter.