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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Durban

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  1. A port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; resort and industrial center
  1. Seaport in Natal Province, Republic of South Africa.

Durban was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Portuguese, and Serbo-Croatian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Durban

Alan Durban is a soccer player for the Cardiff City F.C., Derby County F.C., Shrewsbury Town F.C., and Wales national football team. Alan was born on July 7th, 1941 in Bridgend.


Justin R. Durban is a film score and film composer and film director. He plays Piano and Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Justin was born Justin R. Durban on December 7th, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee. Justin is also known as Edgen and Justin Durban.


Rosa was born on March 4th, 1947.


Arne was born on June 16th, 1912. He passed away on March 18th, 1993.


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Popularity of Durban as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Durban U.S.
  White 91.78% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Durban

People with the last name Durban are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Durban

  • How Popular is the name Durban? As a last name Durban was the 57,639th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Durban first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Durban is Sunday, April 16th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Durban? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Durban. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Durban: Your name in reverse order is Nabrud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Urnabd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Durban? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 353 people with the last name Durban.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Durban? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Durban as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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