Karlstad Family History
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Karlstad Name Meaning
Swedish: habitational name from Karlstad in western Sweden. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms in southeastern Norway called Karlstad, from the personal name Karl + stad ‘farm’, ‘place’. Respelling of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Karlstadt, a habitational name from places so named in Franconia and Croatia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Balstad, Kolstad, Harstad, Kallestad, Alstad, Hatlestad, Barstad