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Durling Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Darling .

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


Similar surnames: Darling, Durning, Arling, Duling, During, Curling, Delling, Burlin

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Where is the Durling family from?

You can see how Durling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Durling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Durling families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Durling families living in New Jersey. This was about 52% of all the recorded Durling's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Durling families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Durling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Durling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Durling. 20% of Durling men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Durling women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Durling were Painter and Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Painter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Durling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Durling. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Durling. For the veterans among your Durling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Durling lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Durling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Durling in 1950 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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