Jorstad Family History

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Jorstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of seven farmsteads named Jørstad, from the Old Norse personal names Jorundr (composed of elements meaning ‘battle’ + ‘winner’, ‘victor’) or Jórulfr (‘wild boar (helmet)’ + ‘wolf’) + staðr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Borstad, Morstad, Kolstad, Onstad, Molstad, Harstad, Mostad, Erstad

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Jorstad Family Origin

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Jorstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Laborer

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Jorstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Jorstad's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jorstad.

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Jorstad Life Expectancy

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