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Fjerestad Family History

Fjerestad Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Fjerstad, Fjelstad, Jorstad, Erstad, Bjornstad, Frostad, Folkestad

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Where is the Fjerestad family from?

You can see how Fjerestad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fjerestad family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Fjerestad families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Fjerestad families living in Minnesota. This was about 67% of all the recorded Fjerestad's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Fjerestad families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fjerestad surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fjerestad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Attendant was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fjerestad. 100% of Fjerestad men worked as an Attendant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Attendant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 158 census records available for the last name Fjerestad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fjerestad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Fjerestad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13 military records available for the last name Fjerestad. For the veterans among your Fjerestad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fjerestad lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Fjerestad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fjerestad in 1963 was 82, and 61 in 2003.

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