Durel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Durel family

The surname Durel was first found in Bavaria, where the name Duren was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Durel family

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Durel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Duren, Düren, Dürels, Durell, Dürer, Duret, Durenman, Durenhoff and many more.

Early Notables of the Durel family (pre 1700)

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Durel Ranking

In France, the name Durel is the 4,519th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. [1]


United States Durel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Durel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Francis Durel, who arrived in Boston in 1716
  • Marguerite Durel, who settled in Louisiana in 1777
  • Anne Durel, aged 50, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1785 [2]

Canada Durel migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Durel Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Anne Durel, who arrived in Prince Edward Island in 1759


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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