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The ancient Scottish name Durie is rooted in the people of the Pictish clans. Durie was a name for a person who held the office of Dereth.

Durie Early Origins



The surname Durie was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Durie Spelling Variations


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Durie Spelling Variations



In medieval Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Durie has been spelled Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.

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Durie Early History


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Durie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Durie research. Another 597 words (43 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1296, 1464, 1519, 1526, 1564, 1555, 1616, 1596 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Durie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Durie Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Durie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Durie In Ireland


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Durie In Ireland



Some of the Durie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



In such difficult times, Ireland, Australia, and North America looked like better homes for many Scots. The trips were expensive and grueling, but also rewarding, as the colonies were havens for those unwelcome in the old country. That legacy did not die easily, though, and many were forced to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. The Scottish legacy has resurface in more recent times, though, through Clan societies, highland games, and other organizations. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the old Scottish name of Durie:

Durie Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Durie who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1620
  • Joost Durie, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664
  • Jean Durie, who landed in New Jersey in 1678
  • Isobell Durie, who arrived in Perth Amboy, NJ in 1685
  • Isabel Durie settled in New Jersey in 1686

Durie Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Durie settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1738

Durie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. James Durolemey U.E., "James Gerolamy" who settled in Marysburgh [Prince Edward County], Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Durie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Durie, aged 23, a shepherd, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Standard"

Durie Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • David Stark Durie landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Adelaide
  • David Stark Durie, aged 36, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adelaide" in 1858
  • William Durie, aged 19, a blacksmith, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Durie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Durie (post 1700)



  • David George "Dave" Durie (1931-2016), English professional football player who played from 1952 to 1967
  • Sir Mason Durie KNZM, FRSNZ, FRANZCP, FHCNZ (b. 1938), Professor of psychiatry and research academic at Massey Universiry and well known for his contributions to Maori health
  • Jo Durie (b. 1960), British former professional tennis player
  • Rev. Mark Durie, Australian scholar and vicar of St Mary's Anglican Church in Caulfield Australia
  • Sir David Robert Campbell Durie KCMG (b. 1944), Governor of Gibraltar from 2000 to 2003

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See Also


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
  4. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
  5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  7. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  8. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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The Durie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Durie 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.

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