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Balstad Name Meaning

Swedish: habitational name from any of various places called Bålstad, Bålsta, or Balsta. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named, from an uncertain first element, most likely a personal name, + Old Norse staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

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Balstad Family Origin

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Balstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Work

    17%
  • Horse Dealer

    17%

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Work were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balstad. A less common occupation for the Balstad family was Horse Dealer. The most common Balstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Balstad's were Farmers.

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