Alstad Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Alstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten or so farms, most in Trondelag, named Alstad, from a personal name + Old Norse sta{dh}r ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Similar surnames: Olstad, Balstad, Elstad, Austad, Falstad, Walstad, Rolstad, Erstad

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Alstad Family Origin

Where is the Alstad family from?

Alstad Family Occupations

What did your Alstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailors Traveller and Assistant Mental Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Alstad. 25% of Alstad women worked as an Assistant Mental Nurse

View Census data for Alstad | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailors Traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Mental Nurse
  • Dressmaker Hose glove
  • Hop Pickering
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Alstad Historical Records

What Alstad family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Alstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alstad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Alstad

Passenger List

There are 797 immigration records available for the last name Alstad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Alstad immigration records

Draft Card

There are 164 military records available for the last name Alstad. For the veterans among your Alstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Alstad military records

You've only scratched the surface of Alstad family history.

Alstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Alstad lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Alstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Alstad in 1962 was 81, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alstad 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.

Famous Alstad Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial