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Durick Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of eastern German (Saxony, Silesia, Bohemia) Dürich, a regional name from Thuringia (see Doering), or the Swiss German cognate Dürig. Perhaps an altered spelling of Irish Durack, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhraic, thought to be from Ó Dubhratha ‘descendant of Dubhratha’, a personal name meaning ‘black one of prosperity’.

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


Similar surnames: Dudick, Bulick, Zurick, Derick, Dimick, Burich, Duris, Zulick, Krick

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Where is the Durick family from?

You can see how Durick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Durick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Durick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Durick family living in Massachusetts. This was about 33% of all the recorded Durick's in the USA. Massachusetts and 2 other states had the highest population of Durick families in 1840.
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What did your Durick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Durick. 25% of Durick men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Durick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Durick were Clerk and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    42%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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Passenger Lists

There are 262 immigration records available for the last name Durick. 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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There are 333 military records available for the last name Durick. For the veterans among your Durick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Durick lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Durick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Durick in 1958 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

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