Austad Family History

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Austad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several places in Norway named Austad. The second element is stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’); the first can be, among other things, from the Old Norse personal names Auði or [Ohook]lvir.

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

Similar surnames: Gaustad, Hustad, Alstad, Rustad, Elstad, Brustad, Erstad, Enstad

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Austad Family Origin

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Austad Family Occupations

What did your Austad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Austad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Austad's were Farmers. Farmer and Farms & Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Austad.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms & Blacksmith


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

Austad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Austad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Austad 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 894 immigration records available for the last name Austad. 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 486 military records available for the last name Austad. For the veterans among your Austad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Austad Life Expectancy

What is the average Austad lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Austad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Austad in 1960 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Austad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Austad 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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