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Durden Family History

Durden Name Meaning
variant of Dearden.nickname from Old French dur ‘hard’ + dent ‘tooth’.

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

169,178 Historical Documents with Durden on Ancestry.com
37,954 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,524 Military Records
2,372 Immigration Records
24,338 Census and Voter Lists
98,990 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Durden Families

  • Number of Durden families
     172 - 341
     58 - 171
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Durden families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Durden last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Durden census records

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Durden Family Origin

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Durden Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Durden

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Durden Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Durden census records

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Durden Civil War Service Records

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