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Durell Early Origins



The surname Durell 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.

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Durell Spelling Variations


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Durell Spelling Variations



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

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Durell Early History


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Durell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durell research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1648, 1785, 1427 and 1502 are included under the topic Early Durell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Durell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Durell 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:

Durell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Susanna Durell, who came to Salem, Massachusetts in 1670

Durell Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Moses Durell, who came to Pennsylvania in 1731
  • Moses Durell, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1731

Durell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M. V. Durell, who settled in New Orleans in 1823

Durell Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Rachel Durell, who settled in Canada in 1703
  • Susan Durell, who settled in Canada in 1703

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Contemporary Notables of the name Durell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Durell (post 1700)



  • Thomas P. Durell, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944
  • Newman Durell, American politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 11th District, 1905-06
  • Edward Henry Durell, American politician, Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1863
  • Edward Durell, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948
  • Daniel Meserve Durell (1769-1841), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1807-09; Member of New Hampshire State Legislature
  • Charles T. Durell, American politician, Member of New Hampshire State Senate 24th District, 1953-54

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. 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: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Durell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Durell 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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