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Erstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten farmsteads so named, from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr or Erpr + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Elstad, Enstad, Barstad, Distad, Austad, Olstad, Frostad, Rostad

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Erstad Family Origin

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Erstad Family Occupations

What did your Erstad ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farming

    17%

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

Erstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Erstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erstad 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 Erstad. 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 Erstad. For the veterans among your Erstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Erstad lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Erstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Erstad in 1963 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erstad 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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