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Hearst Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hurst. Jewish: American adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name such as Hirsch.

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


Similar surnames: Herst, Hart, Hirst, Hardt, Heart, Hurst, Hearn, East, Peart, Hersh

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Hearst Family Origin

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Hearst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hearst family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hearst. The most common Hearst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Hearst's were Farmers.

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Hearst Historical Records

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Hearst Life Expectancy

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