Duren Family History

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Duren Name Meaning

German (Düren): habitational name from any of numerous places named Düren in northern Germany, in particular the one near Cologne.

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


Similar surnames: Buren, Doren, Uren, Turek, Ouren, Duden, Burden, Duray, Duron, Deren

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Duren Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Duren name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Duren. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    4%

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Duren Family Origin

Where is the Duren family from?

Duren Family Occupations

What did your Duren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Duren family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duren. The most common Duren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Duren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Duren Historical Records

What Duren family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Duren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duren 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Duren. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Duren. For the veterans among your Duren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duren Life Expectancy

What is the average Duren lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Duren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Duren in 1942 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duren 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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