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

Where is the Bathurst family from?

Bathurst Family Occupations

What did your Bathurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bathurst. The most common Bathurst occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Bathurst's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Bathurst family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bathurst ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bathurst Historical Records

What Bathurst family records will you find?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bathurst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bathurst ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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