Mcleister Family History

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Mcleister Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Mclester, Meister, Leister, Mcallister, Mcalister, Clester, Lister

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Mcleister Family Origin

Where is the Mcleister family from?

Mcleister Family Occupations

What did your Mcleister ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmwife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcleister. 29% of Mcleister men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • District Superintendent
  • Editor
  • Physician

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmwife

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

Mcleister Historical Records

What Mcleister family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 569 census records available for the last name Mcleister. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleister 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Mcleister. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 69 military records available for the last name Mcleister. For the veterans among your Mcleister ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleister Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleister lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2002, in the United States, Mcleister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Mcleister in 1953 was 23, and 83 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcleister 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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