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Walstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farmsteads named Valstad, probably from Old Norse vollr ‘meadow’ + staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Falstad, Balstad, Alstad, Olstad, Ramstad, Molstad, Holstad, Kolstad

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Walstad Family Origin

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Walstad Family Occupations

What did your Walstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Walstad. The most common Walstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Walstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Bookkeeper

    20%

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

Walstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Walstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walstad 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Walstad. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Walstad. For the veterans among your Walstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Walstad lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Walstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Walstad in 1949 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walstad 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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