Durrett Family History

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Durrett Name Meaning

Irish: altered form of Scottish Durrat, itself an altered form of Dorward.

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


Similar surnames: Durrette, Dorrity, Burnett, Durette, Barrett, Duckett, Burkett

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Durrett Family Origin

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Durrett Family Occupations

What did your Durrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durrett. A less common occupation for the Durrett family was Keeping House. The most common Durrett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Durrett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Durrett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Durrett Life Expectancy

What is the average Durrett lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Durrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Durrett in 1945 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durrett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Durrett 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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