Engelstad Family History

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Engelstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads in eastern Norway, so named from Engel, from the Old Norse personal name Ingjaldr, + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Evenstad, Elstad, Ellestad, Enstad, Shelstad, Erstad, Fjelstad

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Engelstad Family Origin

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Engelstad Family Occupations

What did your Engelstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Engelstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Engelstad's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Engelstad.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Tailor

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Engelstad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Engelstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Engelstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engelstad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Engelstad. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Engelstad. For the veterans among your Engelstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engelstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Engelstad lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Engelstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Engelstad in 1959 was 47, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engelstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engelstad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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