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Ballester Name Meaning

Catalan: occupational name for a maker of crossbows or a soldier armed with a crossbow, from Catalan ballester ‘crossbowman’ or ‘crossbow maker’, an agent derivative of ballesta ‘crossbow’ (Latin ballista ‘(military) catapult’). English and German: occupational name, cognate with 1, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French baleste ‘crossbow’.

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

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Ballester Family Origin

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Ballester Family Occupations

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  • Ragman

    100%

In 1880, the most common Ballester occupation in the USA was Ragman. 100% of Ballester's were Ragmans.

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Ballester Life Expectancy

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