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Blackhurst Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place named Blackhurst, as for example in Cheshire or Lancashire, where the surname is chiefly found. This would be derived from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Blackburn, Ashurst, Bathurst, Blackham, Broadhurst, Brocklehurst

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Blackhurst Family Origin

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Blackhurst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Gas Fitter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Blackhurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Blackhurst's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackhurst. A less common occupation for the Blackhurst family was Gas Fitter.

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Blackhurst Life Expectancy

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