Bronstad Family History

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Bronstad Name Meaning

Probably Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Brunstad, from the Old Norse personal name Brúni + Old Norse staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Borstad, Frostad, Rostad, Rogstad, Rolstad, Barstad, Krogstad

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Bronstad Family Origin

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Bronstad Family Occupations

What did your Bronstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bar Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bronstad. 16% of Bronstad men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Bronstad women worked as a Bar Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bronstad were Laboreor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Laboreor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bar Maid
    17%
  • Clerking
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bronstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 600 census records available for the last name Bronstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bronstad 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Bronstad. 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 161 military records available for the last name Bronstad. For the veterans among your Bronstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bronstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Bronstad lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Bronstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bronstad in 1964 was 73, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bronstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bronstad 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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