Evenstad Family History

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Evenstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads so named, from a personal name (Old Norse personal name Eyvindr; see Evensen) + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Enstad, Engelstad, Elstad, Erstad, Ellestad, Shelstad, Hunstad

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Evenstad Family Origin

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Evenstad Family Occupations

What did your Evenstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Evenstad. 27% of Evenstad men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Evenstad women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Evenstad were Attendant and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Attendant
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%

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

Evenstad Historical Records

What Evenstad family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 533 census records available for the last name Evenstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evenstad 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Evenstad. 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 67 military records available for the last name Evenstad. For the veterans among your Evenstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evenstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Evenstad lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Evenstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Evenstad in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Evenstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Evenstad 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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