Duris Family History

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Duris Name Meaning

French: variant of Dury 2. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhruis (see Doris 1). Scottish (Kincardineshire): possibly a habitational name from Dores in Perthshire, or from Durris in Kincardineshire, now in Aberdeenshire. Czech (Moravian) (Duriš)and Slovak (Duriš): patronymic from a Moravian and Slovak form of the personal name Jiri, vernacular form of Greek Georgios (see George).

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

Similar surnames: Doris, Durie, Juris, Turi, Durio, Maris, Kuras, Ris, Dulin, Darius

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Duris Family Origin

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Duris Family Occupations

What did your Duris ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Duris family was Iron Worker. The most common Duris occupation in the UK was Coalminer. 33% of Duris's were Coalminers. Coalminer and House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Duris.

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  • Coalminer

  • House Keeper

  • Iron Worker


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

Duris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duris 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 858 immigration records available for the last name Duris. 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 458 military records available for the last name Duris. For the veterans among your Duris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duris Life Expectancy

What is the average Duris lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Duris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Duris in 1951 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duris 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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