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Durban Name Meaning

French: southern variant of Durbin. French: habitational name from any of various places called Durban, in Ariège, Aude, and Gers. In some cases, possibly German, from the personal name Urban, the initial d- having been acquired by a misdivision of Sankt Urban ‘St. Urban’.

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

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Durban Family Origin

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Durban Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Baker

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durban. A less common occupation for the Durban family was Baker. The most common Durban occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Durban's were Farmers.

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Durban Historical Records

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Durban Life Expectancy

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