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Odegaard Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, chiefly in eastern Norway, named Øygard, Øygarden, Ødegård, Ødegaard, from øyde ‘deserted’ + gård ‘enclosure’, ‘farm’. These, for the most part, are farmsteads that were left deserted after the Black Death of 1349.

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


Similar surnames: Negaard, Norgaard, Melgaard, Nygaard, Sondergaard, Oppegard

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Odegaard Family Origin

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Odegaard Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Odegaard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Odegaard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

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Odegaard Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Odegaard Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Odegaard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Odegaard in 1950 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

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