Duro Family History

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Duro Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for a tough or unyielding man, from duro ‘hard’, ‘tough’ (Latin durus). The word had both the approving sense ‘steadfast’, ‘enduring’ and the less favorable sense ‘stubborn’, ‘obstinate’, ‘cruel’.

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


Similar surnames: Turco, Duron, Muro, Dura, Puro, Nero, Toro, Dugo, Buro, Turo

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Duro Family Origin

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Duro Family Occupations

What did your Duro ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Duro. 7% of Duro men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Duro women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duro were British Celanese Bobbin Store and Flat Locker Hosiery Manufa

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Artificial Silk Spinner
    4%
  • Baker
    4%
  • British Celanese Bobbin Store
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Ameina Attendant
    4%
  • Artificial Silk Doubler
    4%
  • Flat Locker Hosiery Manufa
    4%

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

Duro Historical Records

What Duro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Duro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duro 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 763 immigration records available for the last name Duro. 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 664 military records available for the last name Duro. For the veterans among your Duro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duro Life Expectancy

What is the average Duro lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Duro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Duro in 1963 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duro 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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