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Harstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in southeastern Norway, so named from the Old Norse personal name Horðr (someone from Horðaland) or Hárekr (from Há of unknown origin + rekr ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’) + staðr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Barstad, Gaustad, Balstad, Erstad, Hunstad, Morstad, Hegstad, Hofstad

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Harstad Family Origin

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Harstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Common Labor

    10%
  • Farmer - Judge Of

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Harstad family was Farmer - Judge Of. The most common Harstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Harstad's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Common Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harstad.

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Harstad Historical Records

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Harstad Life Expectancy

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