Elstad Family History

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Elstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from an Old Norse personal name (Eldfríðr (female), Eilífr (male), or Elfr (female)) + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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

Similar surnames: Erstad, Enstad, Olstad, Alstad, Ellestad, Distad, Shelstad, Mostad

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Elstad Family Origin

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Elstad Family Occupations

What did your Elstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Elstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Elstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Elstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elstad 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 634 immigration records available for the last name Elstad. 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 256 military records available for the last name Elstad. For the veterans among your Elstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Elstad lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Elstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elstad in 1957 was 65, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elstad 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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