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Rogstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Rostad, Rolstad, Krogstad, Rongstad, Trygstad, Holstad, Molstad

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Rogstad Family Origin

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Rogstad Family Occupations

What did your Rogstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rogstad. 40% of Rogstad men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Rogstad women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rogstad were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    24%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%

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

Rogstad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rogstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rogstad 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Rogstad. 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 388 military records available for the last name Rogstad. For the veterans among your Rogstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rogstad Life Expectancy

What is the average Rogstad lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Rogstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rogstad in 1953 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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