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Olstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten farmsteads in southeastern Norway named Olstad, from a contracted form of Old Norse Ólafsstaðir, from the personal name Ólaf + staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Molstad, Elstad, Holstad, Kolstad, Rolstad, Alstad, Bolstad, Onstad

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Olstad Family Origin

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Olstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    90%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Olstad. The most common Olstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 90% of Olstad's were Farmers.

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Olstad Life Expectancy

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