Hulbert Family History

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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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Hulbert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hulbert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hulbert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hulbert Family Origin

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Hulbert Family Occupations

What did your Hulbert ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hulbert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hulbert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Hulbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulbert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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 Card

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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Hulbert Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hulbert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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