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Alister Surname History
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Alister Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Alister may be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Alister may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Alister Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Alister come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Alister originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Alister Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Alister last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Alister vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Alister were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Alister.
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Alister Family Tree
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- Lillian Alister 1886 - 1967
- James S Alister 1888 - 1968
- Antoinette Mc Alister 1932 - 2007
- Flora Alister 1891 - 1978
- Luther Alister 1883 - 1966
- William L Alister 1919 - 2007
- James S Mc Alister J 1906 - 1991
- Helen Mc Alister 1908 - 1987
- Walter Mc Alister 1906 - 1960
- Ollie Mc Alister 1923 - 1978