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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Callister

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Alt. Meaning

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

T is for try, as hard as you can

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Callister

Cyril was born on February 16th, 1893. He passed away on October 5th, 1949.


Tad was born on December 17th, 1945 in Glendale, California.


Charles was born on February 27th, 1917 in Rochester, New York. He breathed his last breath on April 3rd, 2008.


William was born in 1808. He died in 1872.


Marion Callister was an of the U.S. District Court for Idaho, Chief Judge, Judge, Senior Judge, of theU.S. District CourtforIdaho, and Senior status. His military service ended in 1946. Marion was given the name Marion Jones Callister on June 6th, 1921 in Moreland, Idaho. He passed away on June 24th, 1997.


Kent was born on November 9th, 1995.


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Popularity of Callister as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Callister U.S.
  White 95.63% 64.26%
  African American 0.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Callister

People with the last name Callister are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Callister

  • How Popular is the name Callister? Callister is the 67,904th most popular name of all time. As a last name Callister was the 23,957th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Callister have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Callister in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Callister? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Callister first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Callister is Saturday, August 10th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Callister born? The highest recorded use of the first name Callister was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Callister: Your name in reverse order is Retsillac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iseclaltr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Callister? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,053 people with the last name Callister.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Callister? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Callister as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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