Durant Family History

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Durant Name Meaning

French and English (Norman): from the Latin omen name Durandus, meaning ‘enduring’, which was in common use especially in the Jewish communities of southern France and from there spread out across France, into England, Italy, and the Iberian peninsula.

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


Similar surnames: Durante, Durand, Grant, Morant, Quant, Durrant, Ducat, Duran, Turano

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Durant Family Origin

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Durant Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Durant family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durant. The most common Durant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Durant's were Farmers.

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Durant Historical Records

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Durant Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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