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Olmstead Surname Origin

(Locality). A place or town by the green oaks, from Holm, an oak, and stead, a place. Holme, low lands on a river, an island.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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