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Odegaard Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, chiefly in eastern Norway, named Øygard, Øygarden, Ødegård, Ødegaard, from øyde ‘deserted’ + gård ‘enclosure’, ‘farm’. These, for the most part, are farmsteads that were left deserted after the Black Death of 1349.

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


Similar surnames: Negaard, Norgaard, Melgaard, Nygaard, Sondergaard, Oppegard

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Odegaard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Odegaard's were Farmers.

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