Durant Family History

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Durant Name Meaning

French and English (Norman): from the Latin omen name Durandus, meaning ‘enduring’, which was in common use especially in the Jewish communities of southern France and from there spread out across France, into England, Italy, and the Iberian peninsula.

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


Similar surnames: Durante, Durand, Grant, Morant, Quant, Durrant, Ducat, Duran, Turano

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Durant Family Origin

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Durant Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durant. The most common Durant occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Durant's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Durant family was Bricklayer.

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Durant Historical Records

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Durant Life Expectancy

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