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Durston Name Meaning

English (Somerset): habitational name from Durston in Somerset, named with the Old English personal name Deor + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Hurston, Burston, Duston, Harston, Muston, Turton, Dunton, Dutton

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Durston Family Origin

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Durston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Bill Poster

    3%
  • Bookkeeper In Mill

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Durston family was Bookkeeper In Mill. The most common Durston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Durston's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Bill Poster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durston.

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Durston Life Expectancy

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