Hurdle Family History

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Hurdle Name Meaning

English: probably a metonymic occupational name for a hurdle maker, from Middle English herdle, hurdel ‘hurdle’.

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

Similar surnames: Humble, Huddle, Harle, Wardle, Hindle, Ruddle, Hurley, Hudler

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Hurdle Family Origin

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Hurdle Family Occupations

What did your Hurdle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurdle. A less common occupation for the Hurdle family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hurdle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hurdle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hurdle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hurdle Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurdle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hurdle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hurdle in 1955 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurdle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurdle 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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