Rustad Family History

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Rustad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of over thirty farmsteads in eastern Norway named Rustad, from Old Norse Ruðstaðr, a compound of ruð ‘clearing’ + staðr ‘place’, ‘dwelling place’. OV

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


Similar surnames: Brustad, Austad, Rostad, Hustad, Olstad, Rusten, Frostad, Elstad

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Rustad Family Origin

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Rustad Family Occupations

What did your Rustad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rustad. A less common occupation for the Rustad family was Owner Of A Farm. The most common Rustad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Rustad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Owner Of A Farm

    6%

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

Rustad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rustad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rustad 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rustad. 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 956 military records available for the last name Rustad. For the veterans among your Rustad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rustad Life Expectancy

What is the average Rustad lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rustad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rustad in 1944 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rustad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rustad 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.

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