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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Duryea

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Alt. Meaning

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

R is for rich, in the love from others

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Notable Persons With the Last Name Duryea

Dan Duryea was a stage, film, television actor, and stage (theatre). His career lasted from 1933 to 1968. Dan was born on January 23rd, 1907 in White Plains, New York. He left this life on June 7th, 1968.


Peter Duryea was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to 1976. Peter was born on July 14th, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He died on March 24th, 2013.


Charles Edgar Duryea was an engineer. Charles was born on December 15th, 1861 in Canton, Illinois. He left this life on September 28th, 1938.


Tom Keene was an actor. He was most active from 1923 to 1923. Tom was given the name George Duryea on December 30th, 1896 in Rochester, New York, U.S. Tom is also known as Dick Powers, Richard Powers, and Tom Keen. He breathed his last breath on August 4th, 1963.


James was born on October 8th, 1869 in Washburn, Illinois. He breathed his last breath on February 15th, 1967.


Taylor was born on April 24th, 1991.


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Popularity of Duryea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Duryea U.S.
  White 93.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Duryea

People with the last name Duryea are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Duryea

  • How Popular is the name Duryea? Duryea is the 86,935th most popular name of all time. As a last name Duryea was the 16,031st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Duryea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Duryea in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Duryea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Duryea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Duryea is Friday, September 28th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Duryea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Duryea was in 1999 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Duryea: Your name in reverse order is Aeyrud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dyauer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Duryea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,809 people with the last name Duryea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Duryea? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Duryea as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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