Duerst Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Duerst Name Meaning

German: variant of Durst 1.

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


Similar surnames: Durst, Dorst, Juers, Dues, Duer, Ferst, Quest, Berst, Darst, Fuerst

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Duerst Family Origin

Where is the Duerst family from?

Duerst Family Occupations

What did your Duerst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Harness Maker and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duerst. A less common occupation for the Duerst family was Keeping House. The most common Duerst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Duerst's were Farmers.

View Census data for Duerst | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    67%
  • Harness Maker

    7%
  • Hotel Keeper

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Duerst Historical Records

What Duerst family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duerst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duerst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Duerst

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Duerst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Duerst immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Duerst. For the veterans among your Duerst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Duerst military records

You've only scratched the surface of Duerst family history.

Duerst Life Expectancy

What is the average Duerst lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Duerst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Duerst in 1955 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duerst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duerst 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.

Famous Duerst Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name