Durie Family History

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Durie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Durie, a place in Fife, named from Gaelic dobhar ‘stream’ + the locative suffix -ach. French (Walloon): variant of Dury, from Walloon ri ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Duris, Durio, Murie, Urie, Dube, Duthie, Dutil, Dargie, Lurie, Duree

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Durie Family Origin

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Durie Family Occupations

What did your Durie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Durie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Durie's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durie. A less common occupation for the Durie family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Durie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Durie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durie 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Durie. 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 Durie. For the veterans among your Durie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durie Life Expectancy

What is the average Durie lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Durie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Durie in 1951 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durie 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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