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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


Similar surnames: Callison, Allinson, Allis, Alliston, Addison, Alexson, Ellison

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Allison Family Origin

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Allison Family Occupations

What did your Allison ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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Allison Historical Records

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Allison Life Expectancy

What is the average Allison lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Allison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Allison in 1940 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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