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Durm Name Meaning

Variant of German Turm, a topographic name for someone who lived by a tower, Middle High German turm.

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


Similar surnames: Dury, Durr, Dumm, Wurm, Durk, Turk, Darr, Dura, Hurm, Gurr

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Where is the Durm family from?

You can see how Durm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Durm family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Durm families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Durm family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Durm's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Durm families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Durm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Durm ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Durm. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Durm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 438 immigration records available for the last name Durm. 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 Cards

There are 616 military records available for the last name Durm. For the veterans among your Durm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Durm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Durm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Durm in 1958 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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