Duryea Family History

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Duryea Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Durieu (see Durio).

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

Similar surnames: Duryee, Durfee, Peryea, Gurley, Durben, Duree, Durel, Dryer, Dura

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Duryea Family Origin

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Duryea Family Occupations

What did your Duryea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Duryea. 16% of Duryea men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Duryea women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duryea were Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Secretary

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

Duryea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Duryea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duryea 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 Duryea. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Duryea. For the veterans among your Duryea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duryea Life Expectancy

What is the average Duryea lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Duryea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Duryea in 1954 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duryea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duryea 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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