Hurrell Family History

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Hurrell Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a derivative of Old French hurer ‘to bristle or ruffle’, ‘to stand on end’ (see Huron). Irish: this may be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghaill ‘descendant of Earghall’, a variant of Ó Fearghail (see Farrell).

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

Similar surnames: Harrell, Burrell, Durrell, Correll, Surrell, Farrell, Herrell

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Hurrell Family Origin

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Hurrell Family Occupations

What did your Hurrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hurrell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Hurrell's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hurrell family was Mason. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurrell.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Mason


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

Hurrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Hurrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurrell 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 Hurrell. 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 Hurrell. For the veterans among your Hurrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hurrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurrell lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hurrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hurrell in 1943 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurrell 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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