Molstad Family History

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Molstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway named either Moldstad (in Old Norse Moldastaðir, from the personal name Moldi + staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’) or Molstad, from an unexplained element, Mol- + staðr.

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


Similar surnames: Morstad, Olstad, Holstad, Mostad, Kolstad, Bolstad, Rolstad, Folstad

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Molstad Family Origin

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Molstad Family Occupations

What did your Molstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Common Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Molstad. The most common Molstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Molstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Common Labor

    17%

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

Molstad Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Molstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Molstad lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Molstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Molstad in 1958 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Molstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Molstad 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.

Famous Molstad Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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