Collister Family History

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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 1881, a less common occupation for the Collister family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Collister occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Collister's were Farmers. Farmer, Lead Miner and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collister.

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Lead Miner

    6%
  • Joiner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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

Collister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Collister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collister 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 Collister. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Collister. For the veterans among your Collister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collister Life Expectancy

What is the average Collister lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collister 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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