Brustad Family History

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Brustad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from an uncertain first element, or in some cases bru ‘bridge’, + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Rustad, Balstad, Austad, Gaustad, Erstad, Frostad, Barstad, Rostad

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Brustad Family Origin

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Brustad Family Occupations

What did your Brustad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Brustad. 41% of Brustad men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Brustad women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brustad were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%

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

Brustad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 815 census records available for the last name Brustad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brustad 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 377 immigration records available for the last name Brustad. 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 99 military records available for the last name Brustad. For the veterans among your Brustad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brustad Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brustad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Brustad in 1962 was 71, and 69 in 2004.

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