Durban History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Durban family
The surname Durban was first found in Languedoc, in the south of France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nimes and Toulouse and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Durban family
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Durban Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Durban, Derban, Dorban, Dorbays, Darbon, Darbou, Dorpon and many more.
Early Notables of the Durban family (pre 1700)
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Durban migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Durban Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Theodore Durban, aged 70, who immigrated to the United States, in 1894
- Mrs. Durban, aged 28, who immigrated to the United States, in 1896
Durban Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Marie E. Durban, who settled in America, in 1903
- Edouard G. Durban, who settled in America, in 1903
- Frank A. Durban, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1905
- Mrs. F.A. Durban, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1906
- F.A. Durban, aged 48, who immigrated to the United States, in 1907
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Contemporary Notables of the name Durban (post 1700) +
- William Durban, American Democratic Party politician, Ohio Democratic State Chair, 1923 
- Thomas E. Durban, American politician, Delegate to Pennsylvania convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933 
- Alan Durban, Welsh Football manager between the 1970's and 1990's
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