Durell Family History

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Durell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Durrell, or an altered spelling of the French cognate Durel.

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

Similar surnames: Durel, Burell, Durall, Pursell, Duell, Durrell, Sorell, Durnell

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Durell Family Origin

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Durell Family Occupations

What did your Durell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Durell. 60% of Durell men worked as a Private Means and 77% of Durell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Durell were Quantity Surveyor and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
  • Quantity Surveyor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Durell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Durell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durell 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 943 immigration records available for the last name Durell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Durell. For the veterans among your Durell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durell Life Expectancy

What is the average Durell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Durell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Durell in 1964 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durell 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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