Callister Family History

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Callister Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McAllister.

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


Similar surnames: Collister, Mcallister, Mccallister, Macallister, Mcalister

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Callister Family Origin

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Callister Family Occupations

What did your Callister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Callister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Callister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Callister family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callister.

View Census data for Callister | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    30%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Callister ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Callister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Callister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Callister census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Callister. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Callister. For the veterans among your Callister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Callister Life Expectancy

What is the average Callister lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Callister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Callister in 1950 was 69, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callister ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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