Hurst Hurst, n. [OE. hurst, AS. hyrst; akin to OHG. hurst, horst, wood, thicket, G. horst the nest of a bird of prey, an eyerie, thicket.] A wood or grove; -- a word used in the composition of many names, as in Hazlehurst. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hurst — in English toponyms refers to a woodland hill or a grove, from Middle English hyrst , cognate with Low German horst , a wooded height. Hurst may refer:People* Alan Hurst (cricketer) * Alan Hurst (politician), British politician * Andrew Hurst *… …   Wikipedia

  • Hurst — ist der Name folgender Orte: in Deutschland: Hurst (Windeck), Gemeinde Windeck (Sieg) in England: Hurst (Berkshire) Hurst (Hamphire) Hurst (North Yorkshire) Hurst (Somerset) in den Vereinigten Staaten: Hurst (Georgia) Hurst (Illinois) Hurst… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hurst — Hurst, IL U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 805 Housing Units (2000): 386 Land area (2000): 0.860869 sq. miles (2.229641 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.860869 sq. miles (2.229641 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • hurst — hurst; wims·hurst; …   English syllables

  • Hurst — (spr. hörst), Fabrikort, s. Ashton under Lyne …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hurst — hillock (especially a sandy one), also grove, wooded eminence, from O.E. hyrst, from P.Gmc. *hurstiz (Cf. M.Du. horst underwood, Ger. Horst thicket, shrubbery ). Common in place names (Cf. Amherst) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hurst — [hʉrst] n. [ME < OE hyrst, hillock, wooded mound, prob. < IE * kuṛs to , thicket: see HORST] 1. a hillock, knoll, or mound 2. a grove or wooded hillock: Now usually in place names [Sandhurst] …   English World dictionary

  • Hurst — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Hurst peut désigner : Patronyme Hurst est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Brandon Hurst (1866 1947), acteur britannique ; Brian… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hurst — Recorded in the spellings of Hurst, Herst, Hearst, and Hirst, this is an English surname. It is either a topographical for someone who lived on a wooded hill, deriving from the Old English pre 7th century word hyrst , or as a locational name from …   Surnames reference

  • Hurst — 1. Wohnstättenname zu mhd. hurst »Gesträuch, Hecke, Dickicht«. 2. Herkunftsname zu dem gleich lautenden Ortsnamen (Nordrhein Westfalen); Vgl. auch Horst (2.) …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

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