Finstad Family History

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Finstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, especially in southeastern Norway, from the personal name Finnr, meaning ‘Finn’, ‘Lapp’ + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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


Similar surnames: Frostad, Enstad, Hunstad, Distad, Falstad, Ringstad, Harstad, Finseth

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Finstad Family Origin

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Finstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Finstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Finstad's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Finstad.

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Finstad Historical Records

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Finstad Life Expectancy

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