Kolstad Family History

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Kolstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads especially in Østlandet, named Kolstad, from the Old Norse personal name Kolr meaning ‘coal’, ‘black’ or Kollr meaning ‘round skull’, ‘bald head’ + staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’. Altered spelling of German Kohlstädt, a habitational name from a place so named near Paderborn in Westphalia.

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

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Kolstad Family Origin

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Kolstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Jeweler

    13%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Kolstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Kolstad's were Farmers. Farmer, Jeweler and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolstad. A less common occupation for the Kolstad family was Keeping House.

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Kolstad Historical Records

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Kolstad Life Expectancy

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