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Hurn Family History

Hurn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hearn 4.

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


Similar surnames: Hern, Harn, Hurd, Burn, Hurt, Harne, Hird, Hayn, Hunn, Eury

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Where is the Hurn family from?

You can see how Hurn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hurn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hurn families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Hurn families living in Ohio. This was about 43% of all the recorded Hurn's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hurn families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hurn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hurn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hurn. 25% of Hurn men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Hurn women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hurn were Salesman 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
    25%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    19%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hurn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hurn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hurn. For the veterans among your Hurn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hurn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hurn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hurn in 1945 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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