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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

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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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Alstad Historical Records

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Alstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Alstad lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

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