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.
Important Dates for 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