Durrence Family History

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Durrence Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Durrance.

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

Similar surnames: Durrance, Currence, Dorrance, Dolence, Ference, Dubree, Laurence

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Durrence Family Origin

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Durrence Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Durrence family was Farm Laborer. The most common Durrence occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Durrence's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Durrence.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Durrence Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Durrence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durrence 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 50 immigration records available for the last name Durrence. 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 471 military records available for the last name Durrence. For the veterans among your Durrence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durrence Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Durrence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Durrence in 1960 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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