Hulst Family History

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Hulst Name Meaning

North German (Hülst) and Dutch (van der Hulst): topographic name for someone living where holly grew, from hulst ‘holly’. Dutch and Belgian (van Hulst): habitational name from Hulst in Zeeland, or from any of various other places so called, in Alsemberg (Brabant), Kortemark and Zonnebeke (West Flanders), and Scheldewindeke (East Flanders).

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


Similar surnames: Hulse, Hurst, Holst, Hust, Puls, Hilst, Halse, Hils, Huett, Lust

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Hulst Family Origin

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Hulst Family Occupations

What did your Hulst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hulst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hulst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hulst family was Bank Clerk. Farmer, Farming and Agriculturist Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hulst.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Agriculturist Farmer

    6%
  • Bank Clerk

    6%

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

Hulst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hulst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulst 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hulst. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hulst. For the veterans among your Hulst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hulst Life Expectancy

What is the average Hulst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hulst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hulst in 1962 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hulst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hulst 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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