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What does Hurlbutt mean?

Hurlbutt Pronunciation of Hurlbutt [hurl-butt] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Hurlbutt is "shining army". Hurlbutt is a version of Hurlbert (Old English).

Associated with: old english, shining (bright), army (warrior).


2 alternative forms via Hurlbert: Hulbert and Hurlburt.

Creative forms:
(male) Harbutt, Hubutt, ..

(female) Hurlet, Hurlte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hurlbutt Ronan (H.R.), ..

How popular is Hurlbutt?

Hurlbutt is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#42437 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hurlbutt has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hurlbutt name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hurlbutt outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Burdett, Burkett, Burkitt, Burnett, Burtt, Corbett, Corbitt, Halbert, Halburg (see Hallberg), Halburt, Hallburg (see Hallberg), Harbert, Harcourt, Haslett, Haslitt (see Haslett), Hazlett, Hazlitt, Hellmut (see Helmut), Hellmuth, Helmut, Herbert, Heribert, Herut (see Cherut), Hewlett, Hewlitt (see Hewett), Hubert, Hulbard (see Hulbert), Hulburd (see Hulbert), Hulburt, Humbert, Hurlee, Hurleigh, Hurley, Hurly, Hurst, Talbott and Tallbott (see Talbet). These names tend to be more frequently used than Hurlbutt.

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