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Allison Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from a Middle English male personal name: in most cases probably Allen, but other possibilities include a variant of Ellis or a short form of Alexander. In some instances, it may be from a female personal name, Alise or Alice (see Allis).

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

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Allison Family Origin

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Allison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allison. A less common occupation for the Allison family was Farming. The most common Allison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Allison's were Farmers.

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Allison Life Expectancy

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Famous Allison Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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