Onstad Family History

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Onstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from the name of any of seven farmsteads, mainly in the southeast, most of them with names formed from any of various Old Norse personal names + staðir ‘farmstead’,as for example Augunarstaðir, from the personal name Auðun (from Auð ‘wealth’ + un ‘friend’).

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


Similar surnames: Olstad, Enstad, Hunstad, Rogstad, Rolstad, Holstad, Rostad, Kolstad

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Onstad Family Origin

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Onstad Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Taylor And Farmer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Onstad. A less common occupation for the Onstad family was Taylor And Farmer. The most common Onstad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Onstad's were Farmers.

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Onstad Historical Records

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Onstad Life Expectancy

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