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Durr Family History

Durr Name Meaning
German (Dürr): nickname from Middle High German dürre ‘thin’, ‘gaunt’, ‘dry’.

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

183,676 Historical Documents with Durr on Ancestry.com
47,169 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,440 Military Records
4,505 Immigration Records
24,527 Census and Voter Lists
96,035 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Durr Families

  • Number of Durr families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Durr families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Durr families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Durr census records

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Durr Family Origin

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Durr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Durr families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Durr

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Durr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Durr census records

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Durr Civil War Service Records

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