Hustad Family History

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Hustad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Møre and Trøndelag, named in Old Norse either as Húsastaðir (from hús ‘house’ + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’) or as Hústaðr ‘(house)lot’, ‘site’.

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

Similar surnames: Hunstad, Austad, Rustad, Hofstad, Holstad, Olstad, Rostad, Brustad

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Hustad Family Origin

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Hustad Family Occupations

What did your Hustad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hustad. A less common occupation for the Hustad family was Housekeeping. The most common Hustad occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Hustad's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Housekeeping


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hustad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hustad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hustad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hustad 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 863 immigration records available for the last name Hustad. 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 470 military records available for the last name Hustad. For the veterans among your Hustad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hustad Life Expectancy

What is the average Hustad lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hustad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hustad in 1959 was 36, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hustad ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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