Durante Family History

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Durante Name Meaning

Italian: from the medieval personal name Durante, ultimately from the Latin verb durare ‘to last or endure’; like the French and English cognate Durant, the name may also originally have had the sense ‘stubborn’, ‘obstinate’.

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

Similar surnames: Durant, Durando, Duran, Morante, Dorantes, Durand, Mirante, Durette

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Durante Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Durante name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Durante. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Durante Family Origin

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Durante Family Occupations

What did your Durante ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Durante occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 100% of Durante's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith


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Durante Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Durante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durante 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Durante. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Durante. For the veterans among your Durante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durante Life Expectancy

What is the average Durante lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Durante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Durante in 1940 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durante 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.

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