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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dury

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Alt. Meaning

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dury

Ian Dury was a rock, roll revival, pub rock (united kingdom), new wave music, and punk rock musician. He plays Drum kit and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1971 to 2000. Ian was given the name Ian Robins Dury on May 12th, 1942 in Harrow, Middlesex, England, UK. He breathed his last breath on March 27th, 2000.


Baxter Dury is a rock music and pop music singing. He plays Human voice, Guitar, and Keyboard instrument. His most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to 2001. Baxter was born on December 18th, 1971 in Wingrave.


Francky Dury is a soccer player. Francky was born on October 11th, 1957 in Roeselare.


John was born in 1596. He died in 1680.


Graham Dury is a comics creator.


Lucien was born on February 6th, 1912. He died on May 14th, 2002.


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Popularity of Dury as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dury U.S.
  White 89.37% 64.26%
  African American 5.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dury

People with the last name Dury are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dury

  • How Popular is the name Dury? As a last name Dury was the 58,337th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dury first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dury is Monday, January 1st, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Dury? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dury. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dury: Your name in reverse order is Yrud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dyru. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dury? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 348 people with the last name Dury.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dury? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dury 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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