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Hurless Family History

Hurless Name Meaning

English: variant of Harless. This name is found chiefly in OH.

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


Similar surnames: Curless, Harless, Corless, Hurley, Harkless, Murley, Farless, Harle

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Where is the Hurless family from?

You can see how Hurless families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hurless family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hurless families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Hurless families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Hurless's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hurless families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hurless surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hurless ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hurless. 29% of Hurless men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Hurless women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hurless were Clerk and Housewife.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hurless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurless census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 64 immigration records available for the last name Hurless. 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 Cards

There are 459 military records available for the last name Hurless. For the veterans among your Hurless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hurless lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hurless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hurless in 1955 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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