Mcalister Family History

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Mcalister Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McAllister.

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


Similar surnames: Mcallister, Mccalister, Mccallister, Macallister, Mccollister

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Mcalister Family Origin

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Mcalister Family Occupations

What did your Mcalister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcalister family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcalister. The most common Mcalister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Mcalister's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Mcalister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcalister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcalister 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 Mcalister. 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 Mcalister. For the veterans among your Mcalister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcalister Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcalister lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcalister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcalister in 1940 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcalister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcalister 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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