Durrell Family History

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Durrell Name Meaning

English (Norman): nickname from a diminutive of Old French dur ‘hard(y)’.

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


Similar surnames: Burrell, Hurrell, Purcell, Darrell, Surrell, Sorrell, Tyrrell, Durell

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Durrell Family Origin

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Durrell Family Occupations

What did your Durrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durrell. A less common occupation for the Durrell family was School. The most common Durrell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Durrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farmer Son

    23%
  • Going To School

    15%
  • School

    15%

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

Durrell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Durrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Durrell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Durrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Durrell in 1953 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durrell 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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