Hurd Family History

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Hurd Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands): variant spelling of Heard.

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


Similar surnames: Hird, Herd, Hard, Burd, Hurt, Hurn, Hord, Gard, Rud, Jud

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Hurd Family Origin

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Hurd Family Occupations

What did your Hurd ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hurd. 42% of Hurd men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Hurd women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hurd were Teamster and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Teamster
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    21%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hurd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 124,000 census records available for the last name Hurd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurd 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Hurd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Hurd. For the veterans among your Hurd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hurd Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurd lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hurd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hurd in 1942 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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