Distad Family History

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Distad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Distad, from the Old Norse female personal name Dís + stad (from Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’).

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

Similar surnames: Elstad, Enstad, Erstad, Austad, Mostad, Reistad, Finstad, Olstad

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Distad Family Origin

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Distad Family Occupations

What did your Distad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Distad. The most common Distad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Distad's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Distad family was Real Estate Dlr..

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Real Estate Dlr.


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

Distad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Distad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Distad 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 114 immigration records available for the last name Distad. 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 92 military records available for the last name Distad. For the veterans among your Distad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Distad Life Expectancy

What is the average Distad lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Distad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Distad in 1964 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Distad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Distad 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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