Tolhurst Family History

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Tolhurst Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tollhurst in Frittenden, Kent.

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

Similar surnames: Hurst, Ashurst, Akehurst, Warhurst, Hayhurst, Crowhurst, Dewhurst

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Tolhurst Family Origin

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Tolhurst Family Occupations

What did your Tolhurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tolhurst occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Tolhurst's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tolhurst family was Gardener. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tolhurst.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Farmer

  • Gardener


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

Tolhurst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Tolhurst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolhurst 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tolhurst. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tolhurst. For the veterans among your Tolhurst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tolhurst Life Expectancy

What is the average Tolhurst lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Tolhurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tolhurst in 1963 was 68, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tolhurst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tolhurst 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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