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Durning Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin. It is found primarily in Glasgow, and it may be a respelling of Durnin. MacLysaght, however, suggests that this name is of English origin.

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


Similar surnames: Dorning, Dunning, Dring, Darling, Dudding, Downing, Durling, Arning

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Durning Family Origin

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Durning Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Machinist

    3%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durning. A less common occupation for the Durning family was Machinist. The most common Durning occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Durning's were Laborers.

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Durning Historical Records

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Durning Life Expectancy

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