Durie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Durie, a place in Fife, named from Gaelic dobhar ‘stream’ + the locative suffix -ach. French (Walloon): variant of Dury, from Walloon ri ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Duris, Durio, Murie, Urie, Dube, Duthie, Dutil, Dargie, Lurie, Duree

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Durie Family Origin

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Durie Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Engine Fitter

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Engine Fitter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durie. A less common occupation for the Durie family was Annuitant. The most common Durie occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 5% of Durie's were Blacksmiths.

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Durie Historical Records

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Durie Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Durie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Durie in 1951 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durie

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