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The name Hurlbert is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person who was noted for playing a game in which short bats were thrown. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Hurlbert Early Origins



The surname Hurlbert was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Hurlbert Spelling Variations


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Hurlbert Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Hurlbert have been found, including Hurlbatt, Hurlbat, Hurlbutt, Hurlbut, Hurlbert, Hurlburt, Hurlebat, Hurlebut, Hurlebert and many more.

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Hurlbert Early History


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Hurlbert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hurlbert research. Another 232 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hurlbert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hurlbert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hurlbert Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hurlbert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Hurlbert, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Hurlbert Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Hurlbert, who immigrated to Dorcester, Massachusetts in 1630
  • William Hurlbert, who arrived in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1630

Hurlbert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • N. Hurlbert to San Francisco in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hurlbert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hurlbert (post 1700)



  • William Henry Hurlbert (1827-1895), American journalist and author of The Diary of a Public Man
  • Autumn Hurlbert (b. 1980), American actor, singer, and dancer
  • Roy O. Hurlbert, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 57th District, 1951-52; Member of South Dakota State Senate 17th District, 1955-56
  • Lenora Hurlbert, American Republican politician, Candidate for New Hampshire State House of Representatives from Clarksville, 1956
  • Elizabeth C. Hurlbert, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Clarksville, 1956
  • Celia G. Hurlbert, American politician, Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Errol, 1948; Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Errol, 1956
  • Glenn H Hurlbert Ph.D., American Associate Professor of Mathematics at Arizona State University
  • Stuart Hurlbert Ph.D., American Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Inland Waters at San Diego State University
  • Anya Hurlbert Ph.D., British Professor of Visual Neuroscience at Newcastle University

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    11. ...

    The Hurlbert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hurlbert Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 April 2016 at 08:26.

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