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Durden Name Meaning

variant of Dearden. nickname from Old French dur ‘hard’ + dent ‘tooth’.

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


Similar surnames: Burden, Duron, Duree, Durben, Burdin, Durdin, Durfey, Burdon, Murden

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Durden Family Origin

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Durden Family Occupations

What did your Durden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Weaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Durden. 3% of Durden men worked as a Cotton Weaver and 44% of Durden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Durden were Farmer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Weaver
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Cowman
    2%
  • Farmer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    44%
  • Cotton Weaver
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Durden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Durden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Durden. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Durden. For the veterans among your Durden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durden Life Expectancy

What is the average Durden lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Durden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Durden in 1940 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durden

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