Pallister Family History

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Pallister Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for someone who made palings and fences, from an agent derivative of Old French pal(e)is ‘palisade’ (from Late Latin palicium, a derivative of palus ‘stake’, ‘pole’).

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


Similar surnames: Ballester, Paster, Lister, Painter, Bannister, Vallier, Gallier

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Pallister Family Origin

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Pallister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Dressmaker

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pallister. A less common occupation for the Pallister family was Annuitant. The most common Pallister occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Pallister's were Farmers.

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Pallister Historical Records

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Pallister Life Expectancy

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