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Durban Early Origins



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.

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Durban Spelling Variations


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Durban Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Durban, Derban, Dorban, Dorbays, Darbon, Darbou, Dorpon and many more.

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Durban Early History


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Durban Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durban research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1609, 1612 and 1778 are included under the topic Early Durban History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durban Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Durban Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Durban 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:

Durban Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Theodore Durban, aged 70, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Mrs. Durban, aged 28, who emigrated 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 emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Durban (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Durban (post 1700)



  • William Durban, American Democrat 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Durban Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Durban 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 11:00.

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