History of your Surname
Get access to Durette family records.Start a free trial

Durette Family History

Durette Name Meaning

French: either a respelling of Duret, a nickname from a diminutive of dur ‘hard’, ‘obstinate’, or a feminine form of the same name.

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

Similar surnames: Surette, Duree, Lorette, Guyette, Durrette, Burnette, Durante

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Durette family from?

You can see how Durette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Durette family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Durette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 109 Durette families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Durette's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Durette families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Durette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Durette ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Cultivateur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Durette. 39% of Durette men worked as a Cultivateur.

View Census data for Durette | Data not to scale

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Bucheron

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Durette family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Durette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Durette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Durette

Passenger Lists

There are 382 immigration records available for the last name Durette. 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.

View all Durette immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 346 military records available for the last name Durette. For the veterans among your Durette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Durette military records

You've only scratched the surface of Durette family history.

Discover More

What is the average Durette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Durette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Durette in 1962 was 53, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durette

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Durette family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial