Falstad Family History

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Falstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Trøndelag so named, from an uncertain first element + stad (from Old Norse staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling).

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


Similar surnames: Balstad, Walstad, Folstad, Alstad, Gaustad, Barstad, Molstad, Elstad

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Falstad Family Origin

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Falstad Family Occupations

What did your Falstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Falstad. 46% of Falstad men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Falstad women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Falstad were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Packer Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Work
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%

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

Falstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 796 census records available for the last name Falstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Falstad 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Falstad. 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 100 military records available for the last name Falstad. For the veterans among your Falstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Falstad Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Falstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Falstad in 1965 was 86, and 71 in 2004.

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