McAlester households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Alister mainly with "ll", Belfast area. See MacAllister.
Mac Alastair Mac Allister: an-líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & rl. Craobh de Mhuintir Mhic Dhónaill, a bhí suite in Aontraim. Sloinne Albanach, leis. MIF & SGG.
MacAlester rare: Down, Louth. Ir. Mac Alasdair. See Mac Allister.
MacAlister numerous: Antrim & Ulster generally, Midlands etc. Ir. Mac Alasdair. See Mac Allister.
MacAllister numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim, also Midlands, Mayo etc. The Irish is Mac Alasdair, Alasdar being a gaelicisation of Alexander, a very popular first name in Scotland whence they came as galloglasses in 14 & 15 cent.
MacCalister rare: Down. See Mac Allister.
MacCallister Quite numerous: Down etc. Ir. Mac Alasdair. See Mac Allister.


  • McAlester in 1659.
  • McAlester births mapped 1864-1913
  • McAlester 1901 census map
  • McAlester 1911 census map
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Parishes where McAlester and a second surname are found together


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