Hulse Family History

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Hulse Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Hülse): topographic name for someone who lived where holly grew, Middle Low German huls, hüls. English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Cheshire, recorded in the mid 13th century in the forms Holes, Holis, and Holys. This probably represents a Middle English plural of Old English holh ‘hollow’, ‘depression’ (see Hole).

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

Similar surnames: Halse, Hulst, Hole, Hurst, Hase, Puls, Huse, Helle, Hussey, Furse

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Hulse Family Origin

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Hulse Family Occupations

What did your Hulse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hulse occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Hulse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hulse family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Waterman and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hulse.

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  • Farmer

  • Waterman

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Hulse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Hulse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hulse 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hulse. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hulse. For the veterans among your Hulse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hulse Life Expectancy

What is the average Hulse lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hulse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hulse in 1944 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hulse 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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