Harstad Family History
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Harstad Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in southeastern Norway, so named from the Old Norse personal name Horðr (someone from Horðaland) or Hárekr (from Há of unknown origin + rekr ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’) + staðr ‘farmstead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Barstad, Gaustad, Balstad, Erstad, Hunstad, Morstad, Hegstad, Hofstad