Duray Family History

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Duray Name Meaning

habitational name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, for someone from any of various minor places named Ray, in Inre, Mayenne, Nièvre, and Tarn. Americanized spelling of Duret (see Durette). Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Dura.

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

Similar surnames: Dubray, Dunay, Dury, Dubay, Dura, Dulay, Duman, Turay, Duby, Dory

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Duray Family Origin

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Duray Family Occupations

What did your Duray ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Duray.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Duray Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 329 immigration records available for the last name Duray. 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 693 military records available for the last name Duray. For the veterans among your Duray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duray Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Duray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Duray in 1954 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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