Trygstad Family History

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Trygstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Trøndelag, so named from the Old Norse personal name Tryggvi meaning ‘reliable’, ‘fearless’, or an unidentified first element + Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Rogstad, Krogstad, Erstad, Skogstad, Brustad, Trelstad, Bronstad

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Trygstad Family Origin

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Trygstad Family Occupations

What did your Trygstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trygstad. 23% of Trygstad men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Trygstad women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trygstad were Attendant and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Attendant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%

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

Trygstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Trygstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trygstad 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Trygstad. 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 337 military records available for the last name Trygstad. For the veterans among your Trygstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trygstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Trygstad lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Trygstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Trygstad in 1959 was 46, and 80 in 2003.

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