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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


Similar surnames: Callister, Mccollister, Mcallister, Cluster, Collette, Mccallister

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Collister Family Origin

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Collister Family Occupations

What did your Collister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Collister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Collister's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collister. A less common occupation for the Collister family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Collister Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Collister ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Collister Life Expectancy

What is the average Collister lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Collister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Collister in 1945 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

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United States

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