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DURAND - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname DURAND

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Definition: From the Latin name Durandus meaning strong and enduring, the Durand surname comes from the "duro" meaning to harden or make strong. This surname is believed to have evolved simultaneously in several different cultures.

Surname Origin: Latin, French, Scottish, English

Alternate Surname Spellings: DURANT, DURRAND, DURANTE, DURRANT, DURRANTE, DURRAN, DURRANCE, DURRENCE

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French Genealogy
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DURAND Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - DURAND Genealogy
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DURAND Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Durand surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - DURAND Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - DURAND Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - DURAND Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name DURAND.

MyCinnamonToast.com - DURAND Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the DURAND surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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