Gaustad Family History

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Gaustad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named. The first element is from either of two personal names (Gaute or Old Norse Guðrekr, a compound of guð ‘god’ + rekr ‘powerful’), or possibly a river name. The second element is Old Norse staðr ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Austad, Harstad, Balstad, Falstad, Brustad, Barstad, Hustad, Hunstad

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Gaustad Family Origin

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Gaustad Family Occupations

What did your Gaustad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gaustad. 14% of Gaustad men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Gaustad women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaustad were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk

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

Gaustad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gaustad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaustad 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 539 immigration records available for the last name Gaustad. 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 244 military records available for the last name Gaustad. For the veterans among your Gaustad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaustad Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaustad lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gaustad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gaustad in 1958 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaustad

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