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Tastad Surname Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Rogaland named Tasta of obscure origin. This surname was adopted by Norwegian immigrants in the US and is not found in Norway.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gaustad, Elstad, Alstad, Enstad, Mostad, Rostad, Falstad, Ramstad

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Where is the Tastad family from?

You can see how Tastad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tastad family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Tastad families living in Minnesota. This was about 30% of all the recorded Tastad's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Tastad families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tastad surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tastad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Labor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tastad. 52% of Tastad men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Tastad women worked as a Farm Labor. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Labor
  • Poultry Man
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Labor
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Census Records

There are 664 census records available for the last name Tastad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tastad 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Tastad. 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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Draft Cards

There are 76 military records available for the last name Tastad. For the veterans among your Tastad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tastad lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Tastad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tastad in 1960 was 43, and 65 in 2003.

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