Hillestad Family History

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Hillestad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Hillestad, from the Old Norse female personal name Hildr, literally ‘battle’, or any of several other names beginning with Hild- (for example Hildufr, Hildir) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’. In one example in Hordaland county the last element is Old Norse stoð ‘landing place’ (for boats).

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


Similar surnames: Hatlestad, Kallestad, Ellestad, Holstad, Hunstad, Folkestad, Ulvestad

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Hillestad Family Origin

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Hillestad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Farming

    11%

In 1880, the most common Hillestad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Hillestad's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hillestad.

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Hillestad Historical Records

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Hillestad Life Expectancy

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