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Trelstad Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag named Trelstad from Old Norse thræll ‘thrall slave’ + stathir plural of stathr ‘farmstead dwelling’.

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


Similar surnames: Reistad, Elstad, Trygstad, Shelstad, Rolstad, Fjelstad, Fjerstad

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Where is the Trelstad family from?

You can see how Trelstad families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trelstad family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Trelstad families living in Minnesota. This was about 63% of all the recorded Trelstad's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Trelstad families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trelstad surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trelstad ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trelstad. 82% of Trelstad men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Trelstad women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
    82%
  • Farm Hand
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Trelstad family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 554 census records available for the last name Trelstad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trelstad 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 32 immigration records available for the last name Trelstad. 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 61 military records available for the last name Trelstad. For the veterans among your Trelstad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trelstad lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Trelstad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Trelstad in 1963 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

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