Fjelstad Family History

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Fjelstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, from fjell ‘mountain’, ‘rock’ + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Fjerstad, Elstad, Falstad, Trelstad, Shelstad, Finstad, Folstad

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Fjelstad Family Origin

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Fjelstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Dry Good Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fjelstad. A less common occupation for the Fjelstad family was Laborer. The most common Fjelstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Fjelstad's were Farmers.

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Fjelstad Historical Records

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Fjelstad Life Expectancy

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