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What does Hurst mean?

Hurst Pronunciation of Hurst [hurst] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Hurst is "thicket of trees". Place name.


Hurst has 3 variants: Hearst, Hirst and Horst.

Creative forms:
(male) Hanst, Harst, ..

(female) Hursi, Hursta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hurst Joziah (H.J.), ..

How popular is Hurst?

Hurst is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#702 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hurst has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Hart, Hersh, Herut (see Cherut), Hirsh, Hunt, Hurly and Just. Like Hurst, these names are not commonly used.

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