Krogstad Family History

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Krogstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farmsteads named Krokstad, especially in southeastern Norway, from the Old Norse personal name Krókr denoting a crooked person + staðr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Rogstad, Kolstad, Frostad, Skogstad, Bronstad, Trygstad, Rostad

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Krogstad Family Origin

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Krogstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Works In Lumber Mill

    22%
  • Drug Merchant

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Works In Lumber Mill and Drug Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krogstad. A less common occupation for the Krogstad family was Grocer. The most common Krogstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krogstad's were Farmers.

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Krogstad Historical Records

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Krogstad Life Expectancy

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