Durst Family History
Durst Name Meaning
German:: (also Dürst): nickname from Middle High German turst ‘boldness’. Compare Duerst . from Middle High German durst ‘thirst’ applied as nickname probably for a heavy drinker; or a habitational name from a farmstead in Tyrol named with the same word probably indicating a dry location.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press