Durkan Family History

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Durkan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Durkin.

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


Similar surnames: Durgan, Durkin, Durnan, Durgin, Durnal, Uran, Duran, Dunkin, Durdin

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Durkan Family Origin

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Durkan Family Occupations

What did your Durkan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, laborer, Keeping House and Baggageman R.R . were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durkan. The most common Durkan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Durkan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Durkan family was Brick Mason.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Baggageman R.R .

    4%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

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

Durkan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Durkan Life Expectancy

What is the average Durkan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Durkan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Durkan in 1959 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durkan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durkan 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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