Hurt Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Hart. German: topographic name from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’. Dutch: nickname, presumably for a pugnacious or aggressive person, from Middle Dutch hort, hurt ‘strike’, ‘blow’, ‘attack’.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Burt, Hurst, Hirt, Hutt, Hunt, Lust, Hurta, Hort, Curt

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Hurt Family Origin

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Hurt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • File Cutter

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hurt family was Coal Miner. Agricultural Labourer, File Cutter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurt. The most common Hurt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Hurt's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Hurt Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Hurt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1946. The average life expectancy for Hurt in 1942 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurt

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