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Grimstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about fifteen farmsteads so named from the Old Norse personal name Grímr (see Grimsrud) + staðr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Grimsrud, Grimstead, Ramstad, Trygstad, Erstad, Grimshaw, Gaustad

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Grimstad Family Origin

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Grimstad Family Occupations

What did your Grimstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grimstad occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 100% of Grimstad's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    100%

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Grimstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grimstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grimstad 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 Grimstad. 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 Grimstad. For the veterans among your Grimstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grimstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimstad lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Grimstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grimstad in 1963 was 81, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grimstad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grimstad 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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