Reistad Family History

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Reistad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmstead named from the Old Norse personal name Reiðarr + staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Similar surnames: Distad, Rogstad, Trelstad, Elstad, Hegstad, Enstad, Rolstad, Ramstad

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Reistad Family Origin

Where is the Reistad family from?

Reistad Family Occupations

What did your Reistad ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reistad occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Reistad's were Farmers. Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Reistad.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reistad ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reistad Historical Records

What Reistad family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 616 census records available for the last name Reistad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reistad 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 388 immigration records available for the last name Reistad. 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 208 military records available for the last name Reistad. For the veterans among your Reistad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reistad Life Expectancy

What is the average Reistad lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Reistad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Reistad in 1962 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reistad

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reistad 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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