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Krogstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farmsteads named Krokstad, especially in southeastern Norway, from the Old Norse personal name Krókr denoting a crooked person + staðr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Rogstad, Kolstad, Frostad, Skogstad, Bronstad, Trygstad, Rostad

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Krogstad Family Origin

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Krogstad Family Occupations

What did your Krogstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Lumber Mill and Drug Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krogstad. A less common occupation for the Krogstad family was Grocer. The most common Krogstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krogstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Works In Lumber Mill

    22%
  • Drug Merchant

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%

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

Krogstad Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Krogstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Krogstad lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Krogstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Krogstad in 1955 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krogstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krogstad 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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