Hegstad Family History

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Hegstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse Heggsstaðir, probably from the personal name Heggr (from heggr ‘bird cherry (tree)’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Holstad, Hunstad, Shelstad, Harstad, Hofstad, Rogstad, Elstad

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Hegstad Family Origin

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Hegstad Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hegstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hegstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Hegstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 877 census records available for the last name Hegstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hegstad 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 295 immigration records available for the last name Hegstad. 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 205 military records available for the last name Hegstad. For the veterans among your Hegstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hegstad Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hegstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hegstad in 1963 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

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