Durney Family History

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Durney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Dorney.

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


Similar surnames: Burney, Durley, Durfey, Birney, Carney, Curley, Kerney, Hurney

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Durney Family Origin

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Durney Family Occupations

What did your Durney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Durney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Durney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Durney family was Drugist. Farmer, Livery Stable and Caridge Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durney.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Livery Stable

    25%
  • Caridge Painter

    13%
  • Drugist

    13%

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

Durney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Durney Life Expectancy

What is the average Durney lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Durney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Durney in 1961 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durney 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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