Durben Family History

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Durben Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Durban.

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

Similar surnames: Durban, Durden, Urben, Duron, Huben, Turbin, Durkan, Turpen, Dubel

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Durben Family Origin

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Durben Family Occupations

What did your Durben ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Durben occupation in the UK was Brick Maker. 25% of Durben's were Brick Makers. A less common occupation for the Durben family was Master Brickmaker. Brick Maker, Brickmaker and Cab Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durben.

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  • Brick Maker

  • Brickmaker

  • Cab Driver

  • Master Brickmaker


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

Durben Historical Records

What Durben family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Durben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durben 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 149 immigration records available for the last name Durben. 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 304 military records available for the last name Durben. For the veterans among your Durben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durben Life Expectancy

What is the average Durben lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Durben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Durben in 1957 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durben 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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