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Hurt Family History

Hurt Name Meaning
English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Hart.German: topographic name from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’.Dutch: nickname, presumably for a pugnacious or aggressive person, from Middle Dutch hort, hurt ‘strike’, ‘blow’, ‘attack’.

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

772,332 Historical Documents with Hurt on Ancestry.com
129,767 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,983 Military Records
5,021 Immigration Records
103,405 Census and Voter Lists
512,156 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hurt Families

  • Number of Hurt families
     179 - 355
     60 - 178
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hurt families
     127 - 251
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hurt families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hurt census records

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Hurt Family Origin

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Hurt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hurt

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Hurt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hurt census records

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Hurt Civil War Service Records

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