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Hulbert Name Meaning

English and German: from a Germanic personal name, Holbert, Hulbert, composed of the elements hold, huld ‘friendly’, ‘gracious’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. German (Hülbert): topographic name for someone living by a pool or small pond, from Old High German huliwa ‘pool’.

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

Similar surnames: Holbert, Hubert, Hilbert, Helbert, Humbert, Herbert, Halbert, Albert

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Where is the Hulbert family from?

You can see how Hulbert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hulbert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hulbert families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 78 Hulbert families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Hulbert's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hulbert families in 1840.
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What did your Hulbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hulbert. 18% of Hulbert men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Hulbert women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hulbert were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hulbert. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hulbert. For the veterans among your Hulbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hulbert lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hulbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hulbert in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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