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Pester Name Meaning

English (Devon), Dutch, and German: occupational name for a baker, from Anglo-Norman French pestour, pistour, Middle Dutch pester, pister ‘baker’ (Old French pestor, pesteur, German Pistor, from Latin pistor). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Possibly a habitational name from someone from Pest, the eastern half of the city of Budapest, Hungary.

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


Similar surnames: Paster, Tester, Poster, Petter, Nester, Bester, Lester, Peter, Wester

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Pester Family Origin

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Pester Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laundress

    5%

In 1881, the most common Pester occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Pester's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Pester family was Laundress. Carpenter, Agricultural Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pester.

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Pester Historical Records

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Pester Life Expectancy

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