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Blackhurst Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place named Blackhurst, as for example in Cheshire or Lancashire, where the surname is chiefly found. This would be derived from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Blackburn, Ashurst, Bathurst, Blackham, Broadhurst, Brocklehurst

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Blackhurst Family Origin

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Blackhurst Family Occupations

What did your Blackhurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blackhurst occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Blackhurst's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackhurst. A less common occupation for the Blackhurst family was Carter.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

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Blackhurst Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Blackhurst ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Blackhurst Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackhurst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Blackhurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Blackhurst in 1962 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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