Durell Family History

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Durell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Durrell, or an altered spelling of the French cognate Durel.

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

Similar surnames: Durel, Burell, Durall, Pursell, Duell, Durrell, Sorell, Durnell

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Durell Family Origin

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Durell Family Occupations

What did your Durell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durell. A less common occupation for the Durell family was Carpenter. The most common Durell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Durell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Durell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Durell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Durell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durell 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 943 immigration records available for the last name Durell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Durell. For the veterans among your Durell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durell Life Expectancy

What is the average Durell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Durell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Durell in 1964 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durell 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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