Durand Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Durando, Duran, Brand, Dorland, Duray, Rand, Durant, Durban, Dura

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Durand Family Origin

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Durand Family Occupations

What did your Durand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Durand. 9% of Durand men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Durand women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Durand were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Clerk
    3%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Teacher
    4%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Durand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Durand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durand census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Durand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Durand. For the veterans among your Durand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durand Life Expectancy

What is the average Durand lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Durand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Durand in 1951 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durand ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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