Bjornstad Family History

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Bjornstad Name Meaning

Norwegian (Bjørnstad): habitational name from a farm named as ‘Bjørn’s farm’ (see Bjorn), of which there are many examples, especially in southeastern Norway.

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


Similar surnames: Bronstad, Jorstad, Borstad, Krogstad, Karlstad, Finstad, Morstad

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Bjornstad Family Origin

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Bjornstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%
  • Stair Builder

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bjornstad. The most common Bjornstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bjornstad's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bjornstad family was Stair Builder.

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Bjornstad Historical Records

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Bjornstad Life Expectancy

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