Bolstad Family History

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Bolstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of 14 farmsteads in southern Norway named Bolstad, from Old Norse bólstaðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Molstad, Olstad, Balstad, Kolstad, Holstad, Rolstad, Borstad, Folstad

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Bolstad Family Origin

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Bolstad Family Occupations

What did your Bolstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolstad. A less common occupation for the Bolstad family was Herding Cattle. The most common Bolstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Bolstad's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmr

    5%
  • Herding Cattle

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bolstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolstad 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 Bolstad. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bolstad. For the veterans among your Bolstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolstad lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bolstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bolstad in 1950 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolstad 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 Bolstad Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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