Folkestad Family History

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Folkestad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named with the personal name Folke + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Molstad, Folstad, Ellestad, Olstad, Kolstad, Falstad, Hillestad

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Folkestad Family Origin

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Folkestad Family Occupations

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Folkestad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Folkestad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folkestad 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Folkestad. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Folkestad. For the veterans among your Folkestad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Folkestad Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Folkestad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Folkestad in 1963 was 65, and 80 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Folkestad 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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