Durocher Family History

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Durocher Name Meaning

French: topographic name denoting someone who lived in a rocky place, literally ‘from the (du) crag (rocher)’. In North America the surname has often become confused with Desrochers and Desrosiers. Variant of German Duracher, a habitational name for someone from Durach near Kempten in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Laroche, Buescher, Vercher, Deroche, Rocker, Luscher, Derocher

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Durocher Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Durocher name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Durocher. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    30%

  • England & Wales

    26%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Durocher Family Origin

Where is the Durocher family from?

Durocher Family Occupations

What did your Durocher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Durocher occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Durocher's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Durocher family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durocher.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Durocher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Durocher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durocher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Durocher. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Durocher. For the veterans among your Durocher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Durocher Life Expectancy

What is the average Durocher lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Durocher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Durocher in 1949 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durocher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durocher 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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