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Borstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farms named Borstad or Børstad, from the Old Norse personal names Byrgir or Borgar, or from Old Norse borg ‘fortification’, ‘stronghold’ + staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Barstad, Morstad, Jorstad, Bolstad, Erstad, Bronstad, Mostad, Balstad

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Borstad Family Origin

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Borstad Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1880, Cooper and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borstad. The most common Borstad occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Borstad's were Coopers.

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Borstad Historical Records

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Borstad Life Expectancy

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