Thorstad Family History

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Thorstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads, named in Old Norse as þórisstaðir ‘Thor’s farm’, from þórir (see Thor) + staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Morstad, Hofstad, Holstad, Homstad, Harstad, Jorstad, Borstad

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Thorstad Family Origin

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Thorstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Moulder

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thorstad family was Moulder. The most common Thorstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Thorstad's were Farmers. Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thorstad.

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Thorstad Historical Records

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Thorstad Life Expectancy

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