Mister Family History

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Mister Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of the southern French surname Mistre, a variant of Maitre.

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

Similar surnames: Mixter, Master, Kister, Rister, Lister, Muster, Mester, Miser, Eister

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Mister Family Origin

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Mister Family Occupations

What did your Mister ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mister occupation in the UK was Clerk. 13% of Mister's were Clerks. Clerk, Commercial Clerk (Bookseller) and Compositor Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mister. A less common occupation for the Mister family was Druggists Porter.

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  • Clerk

  • Commercial Clerk (Bookseller)

  • Compositor Printer

  • Druggists Porter


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

Mister Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mister 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 566 immigration records available for the last name Mister. 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 Mister. For the veterans among your Mister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mister Life Expectancy

What is the average Mister lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mister in 1959 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mister 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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