Durnin Family History

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Durnin Name Meaning

Irish (County Louth and eastern Ulster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duirnín ‘descendant of Duirnín’ (see Dornan).

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


Similar surnames: Durkin, Derwin, Dunn, Duris, Dunkin, Curtin, Durgin, Gunnin, Dulin

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Durnin Family Origin

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Durnin Family Occupations

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  • Boiler Maker

    10%
  • Brewer

    10%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    10%
  • Dock Porter (Serv)

    10%

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Brewer and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durnin. The most common Durnin occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 10% of Durnin's were Boiler Makers. A less common occupation for the Durnin family was Dock Porter (Serv).

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Durnin Historical Records

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Durnin Life Expectancy

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