Hurd Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands): variant spelling of Heard.

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


Similar surnames: Hird, Herd, Hard, Burd, Hurt, Hurn, Hord, Gard, Rud, Jud

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Hurd Family Origin

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Hurd Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

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Hurd Historical Records

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Hurd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Hurd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hurd in 1942 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurd

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