Horst Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle Low German hurst, Middle Dutch horst ‘undergrowth’, ‘brushwood’, ‘wild place’. More specifically, the term was also used to denote a crow’s or similar large bird’s nest, a raised area in surrounding marshland, or an area of uncleared woodland, all of which meanings could have contributed to the surname. habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word.

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List of People with Surname Horst

Based on our public records, there are a total of 3,424 people with the surname Horst. Among these people surnamed Horst, there are approximately 576 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. William Horst, Michael Horst and Richard Horst are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Horst, with 38, 37 and 37 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Pennsylvania has the most people surnamed Horst, with a total of 734 people, and there are a total of 356 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Horst, with a total of 252 people and an average of 176 distinct names.