Dura Name Meaning

Italian (Campania): from the feminine form of Duro. Polish: topographic name from Old Polish dura ‘hollow’, ‘cavity’, ‘hole’. Czech and Slovak: from a pet form of the female name Dorota (see Dorothy). Bulgarian: from the female personal name Dura (see Dorothy). Altered spelling of French Duras, a habitational name from Duras, a place in Lot-et-Garonne.

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


Similar surnames: Mura, Duda, Dury, Jura, Dora, Duran, Gura, Duray, Duke, Kula

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Dura Family Origin

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Dura Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Servant

    20%

In 1881, the most common Dura occupation in Canada was Farmer. 80% of Dura's were Farmers. Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dura.

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Dura Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Dura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dura in 1954 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dura

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