Last name: HURLBUT

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HURLBUT : This last name is indexed 22,270 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HURLBUT : English: nickname from a medieval game called hurlebatte which took its name from ‘short battes of a cubit long and a halfe with pykes of yron and were tied to a line that when they were throwne one might plucke them again’ (1565–73). Compare ‘Pleying at The two hande swerd at swerd and bokelere and at two pyked staf at The hurlebatte’ (about 1450 in MED).

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