Stensland Family History

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Stensland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, notably in Agder, Rogaland, and Hordaland, so named from stein ‘stone’ (or the same word as a personal name) + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Stensrud, Selland, England, Ersland, Stangeland, Teigland, Sweetland

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Stensland Family Origin

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Stensland Family Occupations

What did your Stensland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Retail Dry Goods Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Stensland. The most common Stensland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Stensland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retail Dry Goods Dealer


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

Stensland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stensland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stensland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stensland. 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 893 military records available for the last name Stensland. For the veterans among your Stensland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stensland Life Expectancy

What is the average Stensland lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stensland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Stensland in 1945 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stensland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stensland 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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