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The surname Durack is an Anglicization of the Irish Gaelica name O Dubhraic.

Durack Early Origins



The surname Durack was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clįr) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where the O Dubhraic family were a sept of the great O' Briens who were kings of Thomond and who claimed descent from Brian Boru, High King of Ireland.

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Durack Spelling Variations


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Durack Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Durack, Durach, O Dubhraic and others.

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Durack Early History


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Durack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durack research. Another 319 words (23 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Durack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Durack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Durack Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Durack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Durack, who became a citizen in Missouri in 1839
  • John Durack, aged 37, arrived in Missouri in 1839
  • Frank Durack, who was naturalized in Texas between 1850 and 1906
  • Frank Durack, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Walter Durack, who landed in New York in 1881
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Durack Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Durack, aged 30, who settled in America from Scauff, Ireland, in 1910
  • Dan Durack, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Mt. Shannon, Ireland, in 1915
  • Dan Durack, aged 20, who landed in America from Scarriff, Ireland, in 1915

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Contemporary Notables of the name Durack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Durack (post 1700)



  • Walter L. Durack, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1893
  • Peter Drew Durack (1926-2008), Australian Rhodes Scholar, politician, and Attorney-General of Australia from 1977 to 1983
  • Lucy Durack (b. 1982), Australian musical theatre performer
  • Fanny Durack (1894-1960), Australian swimmer, who was the holder of eleven world records and won an Olympic gold medal in 1912
  • Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000), Australian artist and writer

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Durack Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    10. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    11. ...

    The Durack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Durack Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 October 2015 at 10:55.

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