Hursh Family History

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Hursh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Hirsch.

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

Similar surnames: Hirsh, Harsh, Hersh, Cush, Karsh, Housh, Hirsch, Hash, Furth, Bush

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Hursh Family Origin

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Hursh Family Occupations

What did your Hursh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hursh. 24% of Hursh men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hursh women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hursh were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Clerk

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

Hursh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hursh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hursh 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 630 immigration records available for the last name Hursh. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hursh. For the veterans among your Hursh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hursh Life Expectancy

What is the average Hursh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hursh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hursh in 1951 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hursh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hursh 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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