Durrance Family History

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Durrance Name Meaning

English: variant of Durants, a patronymic from Durant.

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


Similar surnames: Dorrance, Durrant, Durand, Durante, Durrence, Quance, Lorance, Drane

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Durrance Family Origin

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Durrance Family Occupations

What did your Durrance ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Durrance occupation in Canada was Labour. 100% of Durrance's were Labours.

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  • Labour

    100%

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

Durrance Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Durrance Life Expectancy

What is the average Durrance lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Durrance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Durrance in 1951 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durrance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durrance 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.

Famous Durrance Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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