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Durban Name Meaning

French: southern variant of Durbin. French: habitational name from any of various places called Durban, in Ariège, Aude, and Gers. In some cases, possibly German, from the personal name Urban, the initial d- having been acquired by a misdivision of Sankt Urban ‘St. Urban’.

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


Similar surnames: Urban, Durbin, Durben, Duran, Turman, Duba, Durand, Duron, Dorman

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Durban Family Origin

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Durban Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Labourer

    5%
  • Hatter Finisher

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Mason

    5%

In 1881, Bricklayers Labourer, Hatter Finisher and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durban. The most common Durban occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labourer. 5% of Durban's were Bricklayers Labourers. A less common occupation for the Durban family was Mason.

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Durban Historical Records

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Durban Life Expectancy

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