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Durning Family History

Durning Name Meaning
Scottish: of uncertain origin. It is found primarily in Glasgow, and it may be a respelling of Durnin. MacLysaght, however, suggests that this name is of English origin. UK 64, Glasgow 15.

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

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8,237 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,254 Military Records
1,926 Immigration Records
7,059 Census and Voter Lists
9,458 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Durning Families

  • Number of Durning families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Durning families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Durning families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Durning Family Origin

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Durning Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Durning

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Durning Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Durning census records

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Durning Civil War Service Records

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