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Hofstad Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name from the common place name Hofsta(d)t or Hofstade, meaning a place (stad) where there was a farmstead. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, most of them so named from Old Norse hof ‘sacrificial temple’ + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Holstad, Homstad, Kolstad, Hunstad, Rogstad, Rostad, Rolstad, Hegstad

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Hofstad Family Origin

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Hofstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Minister Lutheran

    14%
  • Plow Polisher

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hofstad family was Plow Polisher. Farmer, Keeping House and Minister Lutheran were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hofstad. The most common Hofstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hofstad's were Farmers.

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Hofstad Historical Records

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Hofstad Life Expectancy

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