Bathurst Family History

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Bathurst Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bathurst in the parish of Warbleton, Sussex, named with the Old English personal name Bada (a short form of the various compound names formed with beadu ‘battle’) + Old English hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashurst, Hayhurst, Hurst, Akehurst, Broadhurst, Hawxhurst, Blackhurst

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Bathurst Family Origin

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Bathurst Family Occupations

What did your Bathurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bathurst. 16% of Bathurst men worked as a Carpenter and 74% of Bathurst women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bathurst were Brick Crushing Heavy W and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
    16%
  • House Painter
    11%
  • Postman
    11%
  • Brick Crushing Heavy W
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Private Means
    7%
  • School Teacher
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bathurst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bathurst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bathurst 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bathurst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bathurst. For the veterans among your Bathurst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bathurst Life Expectancy

What is the average Bathurst lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bathurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bathurst in 1944 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

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