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Bolstad Family History

Bolstad Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of 14 farmsteads in southern Norway named Bolstad, from Old Norse bólstaðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

34,334 Historical Documents with Bolstad on Ancestry.com
8,455 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
931 Military Records
1,494 Immigration Records
5,245 Census and Voter Lists
18,209 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bolstad Families

  • Number of Bolstad families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bolstad families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bolstad last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bolstad census records

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Bolstad Family Origin

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Bolstad Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bolstad

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Bolstad Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bolstad census records

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Bolstad Civil War Service Records

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