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Hayhurst Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from Hay Hurst in the parish of Ribchester, Lancashire, so called from Old English hæg ‘enclosure’ (see Hay 1) or heg ‘hay’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashurst, Bathurst, Hawxhurst, Fairhurst, Dewhurst, Hurst, Akehurst

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Hayhurst Family Origin

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Hayhurst Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    9%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Hayhurst occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 9% of Hayhurst's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hayhurst. A less common occupation for the Hayhurst family was Carter.

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