Gaustad Family History
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Gaustad Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named. The first element is from either of two personal names (Gaute or Old Norse Guðrekr, a compound of guð ‘god’ + rekr ‘powerful’), or possibly a river name. The second element is Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Austad, Harstad, Balstad, Falstad, Brustad, Barstad, Hustad, Hunstad