Kallestad Family History

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Kallestad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farmsteads in Hordaland named Kallestad, from the Old Norse personal name Karli, a compound of karl ‘(free) man’, or a river name derived from kaldr ‘cold’ + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Similar surnames: Hillestad, Hatlestad, Ellestad, Balstad, Karlstad, Kolstad, Folkestad

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Kallestad Family Origin

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Kallestad Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer


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Kallestad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kallestad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kallestad 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kallestad. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kallestad. For the veterans among your Kallestad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kallestad Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kallestad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kallestad in 1963 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

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