Hulst Name Meaning

North German (Hülst) and Dutch (van der Hulst): topographic name for someone living where holly grew, from hulst ‘holly’. Dutch and Belgian (van Hulst): habitational name from Hulst in Zeeland, or from any of various other places so called, in Alsemberg (Brabant), Kortemark and Zonnebeke (West Flanders), and Scheldewindeke (East Flanders).

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


Similar surnames: Hulse, Hurst, Holst, Hust, Puls, Hilst, Halse, Hils, Huett, Lust

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Hulst Family Origin

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Hulst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Agriculturist Farmer

    6%
  • Bank Clerk

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hulst family was Bank Clerk. Farmer, Farming and Agriculturist Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hulst. The most common Hulst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hulst's were Farmers.

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Hulst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Hulst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hulst in 1962 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hulst

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