Ringstad Family History

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Ringstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of about twenty farmsteads named in Old Norse as Ringsstaðir, from the personal name Ringr, meaning ‘ring’, + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Similar surnames: Rongstad, Rogstad, Finstad, Ramstad, Trygstad, Skogstad, Hunstad

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Ringstad Family Origin

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Ringstad Family Occupations

What did your Ringstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ringstad. 22% of Ringstad men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Ringstad women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ringstad were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Typist
  • Manager
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ringstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ringstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ringstad 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 882 immigration records available for the last name Ringstad. 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 310 military records available for the last name Ringstad. For the veterans among your Ringstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ringstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Ringstad lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ringstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ringstad in 1943 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ringstad 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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