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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hurd

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Notable Persons Named Hurd

Hurd Hatfield was an actor. He was most prominent from 1944 to 1991. Hurd was given the name William Rukard Hurd Hatfield on December 7th, 1917 in New York City, New York, U.S. He left this life on December 26th, 1998.


Hurd C. Willett was a in the field of meteorology. Hurd was born on January 1st, 1903 in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. He died on March 26th, 1992.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hurd

Mark Vincent Hurd is a co-ceo of oracle, oracle corporation, and co-ceo oforacle. Mark was born on January 1st, 1957 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.


Michelle Hurd is an actress. She was most active from 1989 to present. Michelle was born on December 21st, 1966 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Gale Anne Hurd is a film producer and screenwriter. Gale was born on October 25th, 1955.


Jalen Hurd is a football player. Jalen was born on January 23rd, 1996 in Hendersonville, Tennessee.


Will Hurd is a Member of the, from Texas's 23rd district, U.S. House of Representatives, fromTexas's 23rd district, and United States House of Representatives. Will was born on August 19th, 1977 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.


Paige Hurd is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Paige was given the name Paige Audrey Marie Hurd on July 20th, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.


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Popularity of Hurd as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hurd U.S.
  White 74.55% 64.26%
  African American 19.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hurd

People with the last name Hurd are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hurd

  • How Popular is the name Hurd? As a last name Hurd was the 1,743rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hurd first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hurd is Monday, December 6th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Hurd? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hurd. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hurd: Your name in reverse order is Druh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Udhr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hurd? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,540 people with the last name Hurd.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hurd? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Hurd as their last name.

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