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Hults Family History

Hults Name Meaning

Shortened form of Dutch de Hults, a variant of Hulse 1.

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


Similar surnames: Huls, Harts, Shults, Felts, Helms, Wilts, Tufts, Hubbs, Hilt, Hula

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Where is the Hults family from?

You can see how Hults families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hults family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hults families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Hults families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Hults's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hults families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hults surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hults ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hults. 20% of Hults men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Hults women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hults were Clerk and File Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • File Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hults. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hults census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 210 immigration records available for the last name Hults. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hults. For the veterans among your Hults ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hults lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hults life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hults in 1945 was 24, and 79 in 2004.

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