Dury Family History
Dury Name Meaning
French: habitational name from Dury the name of several places in the north of France e.g. in Aisne Pas-de-Calais and Somme from the Gallo-Roman estate Duriacum. French and Walloon: topographic name with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ for someone who lived by a stream from regional French ry and Walloon ri ‘stream’ (from Latin rivus); or a habitational name for someone from Le Ry a place e.g. in Wallonia (Belgium). This surname is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium. Compare Durieux . English: either a habitational name from Dury in Lydford Devon or a name of French origin (see above) the surname having been taken to England by the Huguenots. Scottish: variant of Durie .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022