Durel Family History

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Durel Name Meaning

French: nickname from a diminutive of Old French dur ‘hard(y)’. Variant spelling of English Durrell, cognate with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Durell, Duree, Duke, Aubel, Dubel, Burel, Rubel, Morel, Durall

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Durel Family Origin

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Durel Family Occupations

What did your Durel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Durel. 13% of Durel men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Durel women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Durel were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Clerical
  • Laborer

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

Durel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Durel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durel 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 440 immigration records available for the last name Durel. 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 426 military records available for the last name Durel. For the veterans among your Durel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durel Life Expectancy

What is the average Durel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Durel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Durel in 1957 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durel 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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