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Folstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag, so named from the river name Folla ‘the wide’ + stad ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Falstad, Kolstad, Rolstad, Olstad, Holstad, Molstad, Bolstad, Hofstad

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Folstad Family Origin

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Folstad Family Occupations

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Folstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Folstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Folstad 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

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Draft Card

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Folstad Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Folstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Folstad in 1963 was 73, and 90 in 2003.

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