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Durkee Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Durkin.

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


Similar surnames: Durkan, Burke, Dunfee, Durkin, Durley, Curlee, Markee, Ducker, Dungee

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Durkee Family Origin

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Durkee Family Occupations

What did your Durkee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Durkee occupation in Canada was Farmer. 59% of Durkee's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durkee. A less common occupation for the Durkee family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

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

Durkee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Durkee Life Expectancy

What is the average Durkee lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Durkee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Durkee in 1945 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durkee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durkee 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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