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Hayhurst Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from Hay Hurst in the parish of Ribchester, Lancashire, so called from Old English hæg ‘enclosure’ (see Hay 1) or heg ‘hay’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashurst, Bathurst, Hawxhurst, Fairhurst, Dewhurst, Hurst, Akehurst

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Hayhurst Family Origin

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Hayhurst Family Occupations

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  • Machinist

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%
  • Minister

    33%

In 1881, Machinist and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hayhurst. A less common occupation for the Hayhurst family was Minister. The most common Hayhurst occupation in Canada was Machinist. 33% of Hayhurst's were Machinists.

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Hayhurst Life Expectancy

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