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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 89 people named Gigstad in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Gigstad in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 127 people named Gigstad were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Oscar
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Gigstad families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • Most mothers originated from Wisconsin