Hurt Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Hart. German: topographic name from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’. Dutch: nickname, presumably for a pugnacious or aggressive person, from Middle Dutch hort, hurt ‘strike’, ‘blow’, ‘attack’.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Burt, Hurst, Hirt, Hutt, Hunt, Lust, Hurta, Hort, Curt

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Hurt Family Origin

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Hurt Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hurt family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurt. The most common Hurt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Hurt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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Hurt Historical Records

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Hurt Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Hurt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1946. The average life expectancy for Hurt in 1942 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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