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Balster Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Ballester. North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar. German: variant of Ballester. German: in some cases, possibly a habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg.

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

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Balster Family Origin

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Balster Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Painter

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Balster family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Balster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Balster's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balster.

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Balster Historical Records

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Balster Life Expectancy

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