Duray Family History

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Duray Name Meaning

habitational name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, for someone from any of various minor places named Ray, in Inre, Mayenne, Nièvre, and Tarn. Americanized spelling of Duret (see Durette). Hungarian: habitational name for someone from a place called Dura.

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


Similar surnames: Dubray, Dunay, Dury, Dubay, Dura, Dulay, Duman, Turay, Duby, Dory

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Duray Family Origin

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Duray Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Duray occupation in Canada was Policeman. 100% of Duray's were Policemans.

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  • Policeman

    100%

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Duray Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duray 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Duray. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Duray. For the veterans among your Duray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duray Life Expectancy

What is the average Duray lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Duray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Duray in 1954 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duray 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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