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Stensland Family History

Stensland Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, notably in Agder, Rogaland, and Hordaland, so named from stein ‘stone’ (or the same word as a personal name) + land ‘land’.

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

15,424 Historical Documents with Stensland on Ancestry.com
4,847 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
875 Military Records
1,215 Immigration Records
3,200 Census and Voter Lists
5,287 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Stensland Families

  • Number of Stensland families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stensland families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Stensland families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Stensland census records

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Stensland Family Origin

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Stensland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Stensland families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Stensland

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Stensland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stensland census records

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Military Service by Stensland

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