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Tally may refer to:

  • Tally marks, a unary numeral system. They are a form of numeral used for counting. They are most useful in counting or tallying ongoing results, such as the score in a game or sport, as no intermediate results need to be erased or discarded



  • Harry Tally (1866–1939), ;, American singer
  • Lura S. Tally (1921–2012), ; a retired legislator from North Carolina
  • Robert Tally (born 1969), ; an American literary critic
  • Ted Tally (born 1952), ; an American playwright and screenwriter
  • Thomas Lincoln Tally (1861–1945), ; operated the Electric Theater in Los Angeles
  • William Tally, ; an American engineer and former CTO of Saleen, Inc

Given name[edit]

  • Tally Brown (1934–1989), ; a singer and actress
  • Tally Hall (soccer) (born 1985), ; Talmon Henry "Tally" Hall, an American soccer player
  • Tally Holmes, ; an African American tennis player in the 1910s and 1920s
  • Tally Man, ; two fictional characters in the DC Universe
  • Tally Stevens (1923–1995), ; Floyd C. "Tally" Stevens, the head coach for Brigham Young University Cougars football team from 1959–1960
  • Tally Youngblood, ; a fictional character in the Uglies series, written by Scott Westerfeld
  • Tallys; Tallys Machado de Oliveira (born 1987), Brazilian attacking midfielder
  • Tally Koren, Israeli-born singer-songwriter and producer
  • Tally Sneddon (1914–1995), Scottish professional football wing half and manager who played in the Football League for Brentford, Newport County and Swansea Town. He began his senior career in Scotland with Falkirk

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  • "Day-O" (The Banana Boat Song), ; a song featuring a lyrical reference to the "Tally Man"
  • Tally counter, ; a mechanical device used to maintain a linear count.
  • Tally (cap), ; a ribbon on a sailor's cap
  • Tally (voting), ; an unofficial private observation of an election count carried out under Proportional Representation using the Single Transferable Vote
  • Tally Hall (band), ; an American rock band formed in December 2002 based in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Tally Ho!, ; an album by Luke Vibert under the alias Wagon Christ
  • Tally light, ; a small signal-lamp on a television camera or monitor
  • Tally stick, ; an ancient memory aid device to record and document numbers, quantities, or even messages
  • Tally's War; an incident in 1863 in Iowa, in which pro-war individuals opened fire on a peace demonstration
  • Tally-ho, ; a phrase used in hunting
  • Tallygaroopna Football Club, ; an Australian rules football club