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Mjelstad Family History

Mjelstad Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Fjelstad, Shelstad, Molstad, Elstad, Fjerstad, Trelstad, Hjelmstad

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Census Records

There are 6 census records available for the last name Mjelstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mjelstad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 28 immigration records available for the last name Mjelstad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mjelstad. For the veterans among your Mjelstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mjelstad lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1988, in the United States, Mjelstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mjelstad in 1967 was 26, and 72 in 1988.

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