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Ballesteros Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places in Spain, for example Ballesteros de Calatrava in the province of Ciudad Real, Los Ballesteros (Huelva), Ballesteros (Cuenca), and others no longer identifiable, which were probably so named because of their association with ballesteros ‘crossbowmen’, plural of ballestero, an agent derivative of ballesta ‘crossbow’ (see Ballester).

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

Similar surnames: Ballester, Armenteros, Calleros, Balster, Gallegos, Brester, Walliser

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Ballesteros Family Origin

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Ballesteros Family Occupations

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In 1880, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ballesteros. The most common Ballesteros occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Ballesteros's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Ballesteros Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ballesteros. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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Ballesteros Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ballesteros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ballesteros in 1951 was 24, and 69 in 2004.

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