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  1. hurstnoun

    A wood or grove.

  2. Etymology: From hirst, hyrst, from hurstiz; akin to Horst

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hyrst, Hurst, Herst

    Etymology: Are all from the Saxon hyrst , a wood or grove. Gibs.

  2. Hurstnoun

    A grove or thicket of trees. Robert Ainsworth

    Etymology: hyrst, Sax.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hurstnoun

    a wood or grove; -- a word used in the composition of many names, as in Hazlehurst

  2. Etymology: [OE. hurst, AS. hyrst; akin to OHG. hurst, horst, wood, thicket, G. horst the nest of a bird of prey, an eyerie, thicket.]


  1. Hurst

    Hurst is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Hurst is one of the Mid-Cities between Fort Worth and Dallas. it is local a suburb of Fort Worth. The city was founded by William Letchworth Hurst. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 37,337.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hurst

    hurst, n. a wood, a grove. [A.S. hyrst.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. hurst

    Anglo-Saxon to express a wood.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. hurst

    A charge in heraldry representing a small group of trees, generally borne upon a mount in base.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HURST

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hurst is ranked #749 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hurst surname appeared 46,244 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 16 would have the surname Hurst.

    84.5% or 39,076 total occurrences were White.
    10.5% or 4,869 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 1,008 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 828 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 250 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 217 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for Hurst »

  1. hurts

  2. Thurs

  3. trush

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hurst in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hurst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Hurst in a Sentence

  1. Gonzalo Lopez:

    We've gotten some information, may bring us a little bit closer to closing in on Criminal Justice spokesperson Robert Hurst and hopefully getting Criminal Justice spokesperson Robert Hurst back in our custody.

  2. Jason Ballard:

    I am deeply disappointed that Chris Hurst has decided to end his campaign in such a reckless way, his latest misstep is yet another reason why he doesn't deserve another term as Delegate. I, on the other hand, will remain laser focused on the issues that matter most to the people of the 12th District. I will always strive to set a good and positive example for my children and the fine people of the New River Valley.

  3. Brad Hintz:

    When Bob Hurst are having beer with a Goldman partner, and Bob Hurst roll Bob Hurst eyes when he waxes lyrically about the partnership, Bob Hurst have to remember that this is key, Bob Hurst are expected to drop everything as a Goldman employee when there is a deal on deck.

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