Hurston Family History
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Hurston Name Meaning
English: habitational name, probably from either of two places in Devon or one West Sussex so named. Hurston in Chagford, Devon is named with the Old English personal name Heort or heort ‘hart’ + tun ‘settlement’; Hurston in Whitestone, Devon has the same first element + þorn ‘thorn tree’; and Hurston in Storrington, West Sussex is named from Old English hyrst ‘wooded hill’ + tun.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Harston, Burston, Thurston, Durston, Hunton, Horton, Cureton, Muston