Lystad Family History
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Lystad Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farms of this name in Norway. The first element of the place name is probably a river, either from Old Norse hlýr ‘warm’, ‘mild’ or, in another case, Lýsa ‘the shining one’ + staðir, plural of staðr ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’. The surname has spread into Sweden.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press