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Duro Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: nickname for a tough or unyielding man from duro ‘hard tough’ (from Latin durus). The word had both the approving sense ‘steadfast enduring’ and the less favorable sense ‘stubborn obstinate cruel’. Albanian: from a short form of the Muslim personal names Abdurrahman and Abdurrahim . English (Derbyshire): perhaps a variant of Durose itself a variant of Dewhurst with loss of the final consonant.

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


Similar surnames: Turco, Duron, Muro, Dura, Puro, Nero, Toro, Dugo, Buro, Turo

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Where is the Duro family from?

You can see how Duro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duro families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Duro family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Duro's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Duro families in 1911.
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What did your Duro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Vampers were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Duro. 31% of Duro men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Duro women worked as a Vampers. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Vampers
    100%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 763 immigration records available for the last name Duro. 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 Cards

There are 664 military records available for the last name Duro. For the veterans among your Duro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duro lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Duro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Duro in 1963 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

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