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Durand Family History

Durand Name Meaning
English and French: variant of Durant.Americanized form of Hungarian Durándi, a habitational name for someone from a place called Duránd, in former Szepes county.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

499,262 Historical Documents with Durand on Ancestry.com
149,838 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,294 Military Records
13,175 Immigration Records
61,871 Census and Voter Lists
266,084 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Durand Families

  • Number of Durand families
     71 - 139
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Durand families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Durand families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Durand census records

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Durand Family Origin

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Durand Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Durand

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Durand Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Durand census records

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Durand Civil War Service Records

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