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Alstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten or so farms, most in Trondelag, named Alstad, from a personal name + Old Norse sta{dh}r ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Olstad, Balstad, Elstad, Austad, Falstad, Walstad, Rolstad, Erstad

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Alstad Family Origin

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Alstad Family Occupations

What did your Alstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Alstad's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Alstad family was Keeping House. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alstad.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alstad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alstad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Alstad. 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

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Alstad. For the veterans among your Alstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Alstad lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Alstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Alstad in 1962 was 81, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alstad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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