Hurtig Family History

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Hurtig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German hurtec, German hurtig ‘brisk’, ‘rapid’. Swedish: soldier’s name or nickname from hurtig ‘brisk’, ‘rapid’.

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


Similar surnames: Lustig, Fertig, Herzig, Hurt, Luftig, Hurter, Hartig, Harig, Horter

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Hurtig Family Origin

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Hurtig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Night Wachman

    8%
  • Optician

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Night Wachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurtig. The most common Hurtig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hurtig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hurtig family was Optician.

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Hurtig Historical Records

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Hurtig Life Expectancy

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