Durrant Family History

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Durrant Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Durant.

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

Similar surnames: Durant, Durand, Duran, Durante, Current, Durrance, Farrant, Surratt

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Durrant Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Durrant name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Durrant. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Durrant Family Origin

Where is the Durrant family from?

Durrant Family Occupations

What did your Durrant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durrant. The most common Durrant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Durrant's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Durrant family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House

  • Keeping House


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

Durrant Historical Records

What Durrant family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 96,000 census records available for the last name Durrant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durrant 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Durrant. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Durrant. For the veterans among your Durrant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durrant Life Expectancy

What is the average Durrant lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Durrant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Durrant in 1953 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durrant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durrant 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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