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Collister Family History

Collister Name Meaning
Irish, Scottish, and Manx: reduced form of McCollister, a variant form of McAllister.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

52,522 Historical Documents with Collister on Ancestry.com
22,793 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,212 Military Records
2,047 Immigration Records
11,145 Census and Voter Lists
15,325 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Collister Families

  • Number of Collister families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Collister families
     161 - 320
     54 - 160
     1 - 53
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Collister families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Collister census records

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Collister Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Collister families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Collister Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Collister families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Collister

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Collister Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Collister census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Collister ancestors, such as occupation.

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Collister Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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