Callison Family History

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Callison Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McAlison, a Gaelic patronymic based on the personal name Alison (see Allison).

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

Similar surnames: Allison, Kellison, Carlin, Cubbison, Fallis, Colliton, Willison

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Callison Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Callison name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Callison. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Callison Family Origin

Where is the Callison family from?

Callison Family Occupations

What did your Callison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayer, Coal Miner and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callison. A less common occupation for the Callison family was Excavator. The most common Callison occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 7% of Callison's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Coal Miner

  • Coalminer

  • Excavator


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

Callison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Callison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Callison 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Callison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Callison. For the veterans among your Callison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Callison Life Expectancy

What is the average Callison lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Callison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Callison in 1950 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callison 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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