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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Durbin

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Alt. Meaning

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

U is for useful, always to others.

R is for rock star, let it out!

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Durbin

Dick Durbin is a Senate Minority Whip, Senate Majority Whip, and Party leaders of the United States Senate. Dick was born on November 21st, 1944 in East St. Louis, Illinois.


Deanna Durbin was an actress/singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1936 to 1948. Deanna was given the name Edna Mae Durbin on December 4th, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She breathed her last breath in 2013.


James Durbin is a rock music, hard rock, post-grunge, and pop rock musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most active from 2006 to present. James was given the name James William Durbin on January 6th, 1989.


Professor James Durbin was a in the fields of statistics and econometrics. Professor was born on June 30th, 1923 in Wigan, England. He died on June 23rd, 2012.


Allison was born on May 24th, 1950.


Richard Durbin is a in the fields of genomics, bioinformatics, human genetics, and computational biology. Richard was given the name Richard Michael Durbin on December 30th, 1960.


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Popularity of Durbin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Durbin U.S.
  White 93.77% 64.26%
  African American 1.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Durbin

People with the last name Durbin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Durbin

  • How Popular is the name Durbin? Durbin is the 86,934th most popular name of all time. As a last name Durbin was the 2,459th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Durbin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Durbin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Durbin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Durbin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Durbin is Monday, October 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Durbin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Durbin was in 1947 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Durbin: Your name in reverse order is Nibrud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uirdnb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Durbin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,650 people with the last name Durbin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Durbin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Durbin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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