Hirst Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Hurst. German (Hürst): topographic name from Middle Low German hurst ‘brushwood’, ‘wild place’, cognate with English Hurst and Low German Horst.

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

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Hirst Family Origin

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Hirst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirst. The most common Hirst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Hirst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hirst family was Laborer.

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Hirst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Hirst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hirst in 1943 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirst

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