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Karlstad Name Meaning

Swedish: habitational name from Karlstad in western Sweden. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms in southeastern Norway called Karlstad, from the personal name Karl + stad ‘farm’, ‘place’. Respelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Karlstadt, a habitational name from places so named in Franconia and Croatia.

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


Similar surnames: Balstad, Kolstad, Harstad, Kallestad, Alstad, Hatlestad, Barstad

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Karlstad Family Origin

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Karlstad Family Occupations

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Karlstad Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Karlstad Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Karlstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Karlstad in 1964 was 64, and 85 in 2003.

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