Frostad Family History

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Frostad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway, so named from the personal name Frode + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Rostad, Finstad, Erstad, Falstad, Brustad, Rolstad, Bronstad, Rogstad

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Frostad Family Origin

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Frostad Family Occupations

What did your Frostad ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Frostad. 72% of Frostad men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Frostad women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frostad were Manager and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Bank Clerk
    15%
  • Manager
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Servant
    50%

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

Frostad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 939 census records available for the last name Frostad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frostad 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Frostad. 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 88 military records available for the last name Frostad. For the veterans among your Frostad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frostad Life Expectancy

What is the average Frostad lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Frostad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Frostad in 1962 was 60, and 82 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frostad 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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