Shelstad Family History
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Shelstad Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized form of Norwegian Skjelstad, a habitational name from any of six farmsteads so named. The first element is probably a river name or a personal name (for example, Old Norse Skjalgr); the second element is from Old Norse staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Smestad, Elstad, Hegstad, Holstad, Balstad, Hunstad, Skogstad