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Durfee Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French (Huguenot) D’Urfé, a habitational name, with the preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from the castle of Urfé, Loire.

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


Similar surnames: Duryee, Duffer, Duree, Durie, Duryea, Urfer, Durner, Duthie, Dormer

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Durfee Family Origin

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Durfee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durfee. The most common Durfee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Durfee's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Durfee family was Carpenter.

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Durfee Life Expectancy

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