Mcallister Family History

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Mcallister Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair ‘son of Alasdair’, the Gaelic form of the personal name Alexander.

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

Similar surnames: Mcalister, Mccallister, Macallister, Callister, Lister, Collister

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Mcallister Family Origin

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Mcallister Family Occupations

What did your Mcallister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcallister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mcallister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcallister family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcallister.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Mcallister Historical Records

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Mcallister Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcallister lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Mcallister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcallister in 1943 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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