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Durfee Family History

Durfee Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of French (Huguenot) D’Urfé, a habitational name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from the castle of Urfé, Loire.

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

285,382 Historical Documents with Durfee on Ancestry.com
26,400 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,691 Military Records
1,333 Immigration Records
25,130 Census and Voter Lists
226,828 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Durfee Families

  • Number of Durfee families
     51 - 100
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Durfee families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Durfee last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Durfee Family Origin

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Durfee Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Durfee

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Durfee Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Durfee Civil War Service Records

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