Rostad Family History

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Rostad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of over ten farmsteads so named from the Old Norse personal name Hróarr (see Rogstad) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is also found in Sweden. Norwegian (Røstad): variant of Rustad.

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


Similar surnames: Rogstad, Rolstad, Mostad, Frostad, Rustad, Olstad, Erstad, Morstad

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Rostad Family Origin

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Rostad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Retail Grocer

    20%
  • Watchman

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rostad family was Watchman. Farmer, Keeping House and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rostad. The most common Rostad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rostad's were Farmers.

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Rostad Historical Records

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Rostad Life Expectancy

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