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Hursey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hursey in Dorset, so named from the Old English personal name Heorstan + Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Hussey, Horsey, Hurley, Bursey, Rumsey, Harley, Huxley, Thursby

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Hursey Family Origin

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Hursey Family Occupations

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  • Painter

    14%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Annuitant

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Hursey occupation in the UK was Painter. 14% of Hursey's were Painters. Painter, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hursey. A less common occupation for the Hursey family was Bricklayer.

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Hursey Historical Records

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Hursey Life Expectancy

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