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Origin and Meaning of Durity

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Du"ri*ty
  1. Hardness; firmness.
  2. Harshness; cruelty.

Etymology: L. duritas, fr. durus hard


From Latin duritas, from durus (“hard”).

  1. (obsolete) hardness; firmness
  2. (obsolete) harshness; cruelty

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Popularity of Durity as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Durity U.S.
  White 27.10% 64.26%
  African American 67.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Durity

People with the last name Durity are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Durity

  • How Popular is the name Durity? As a last name Durity was the 152,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Durity? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Durity was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Durity: Your name in reverse order is Ytirud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uydirt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Durity? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 107 people with the last name Durity.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Durity? Durity is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Duritys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Durity born Apr 30, 1951

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.