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Hurlock Family History

Hurlock Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): nickname for someone with a distinctive lock of gray hair from Middle English hare hor ‘hoar gray’ + lok ‘lock’ (Old English hār + locc).

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


Similar surnames: Horlick, Sherlock, Morlock, Bullock, Haylock, Hillock, Krock, Plock

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Where is the Hurlock family from?

You can see how Hurlock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hurlock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hurlock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 13 Hurlock families living in Maryland. This was about 65% of all the recorded Hurlock's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Hurlock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hurlock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hurlock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hurlock. 18% of Hurlock men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Hurlock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hurlock were Clerk and Machine Operator. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • House Work
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hurlock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurlock 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 561 immigration records available for the last name Hurlock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 920 military records available for the last name Hurlock. For the veterans among your Hurlock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hurlock lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hurlock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hurlock in 1956 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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