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Mccallister Family History

Mccallister Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McAllister.

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

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

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Where is the Mccallister family from?

You can see how Mccallister families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccallister family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccallister families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 32 Mccallister families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 21% of all the recorded Mccallister's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mccallister families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccallister surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccallister ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mccallister. 25% of Mccallister men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Mccallister women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccallister were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccallister. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Mccallister. For the veterans among your Mccallister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccallister lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccallister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mccallister in 1940 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

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