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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hulse

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From Old High German hulsa.

  1. pod
  2. case

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hulse

Russell Alan Hulse is a scientist. Russell was born on November 28th, 1950 in New York City.


Cale Hulse is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1993 to 2006. Cale was born on November 10th, 1973 in Edmonton.


Rob Hulse is a soccer player for the Crewe Alexandra F.C., Hyde United F.C., West Bromwich Albion F.C., Leeds United F.C., Sheffield United F.C., Derby County F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., and Millwall F.C. Rob was born on October 25th, 1979 in Crewe, England.


Penny Hulse is a Deputy Mayor of Auckland and Deputy Mayor of Waitakere City. Penny was born in South Africa.


His military service ended in 1761. Samuel was born on March 27th, 1746. He died on January 1st, 1837.


George was born in 1927. He left this life on September 10th, 2001.


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Popularity of Hulse as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hulse U.S.
  White 90.05% 64.26%
  African American 2.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hulse

People with the last name Hulse are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Hulse

  • How Popular is the name Hulse? As a last name Hulse was the 5,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hulse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hulse is Saturday, November 7th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Hulse? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hulse. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hulse: Your name in reverse order is Esluh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Suehl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hulse? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,776 people with the last name Hulse.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hulse? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Hulse as their last name.

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