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Hunstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named. The place name is derived either from Old Norse Hunstad, from the personal name Huni + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’, or from Hundstad, formed with the nickname Hundr, literally ‘dog’ + the same second element.

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


Similar surnames: Hustad, Hofstad, Holstad, Hegstad, Harstad, Finstad, Austad, Enstad

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Hunstad Family Origin

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Hunstad Family Occupations

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Hunstad Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Hunstad Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Hunstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hunstad in 1965 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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