Scotland, Durye was used as a name for a person who held the office of Dereth.
Early Origins of the Durye family
Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.
Early History of the Durye family
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Durye Spelling Variations
spelling variations in names were common even among members of one family unit. Durye has appeared Durie, Durray, Doray, Dorie, Durrie and others.
Early Notables of the Durye family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Durye family to Ireland
Some of the Durye family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Durye family to the New World and Oceana
Faced by this persecution and the generally unstable political climate of those days, many Scots chose to leave their homeland for Ireland, Australia, and North America in search of greater opportunity and freedom. The colonies across the Atlantic were the most popular choice, but a passage there was neither cheap nor easily suffered. Passengers arrived sick and poor, but those who made it intact often found land and more tolerant societies in which to live. These brave settlers formed the backbone of the burgeoning nations of Canada and the United States. It is only this century that the ancestors of these families have begun to recover their collective identity through the patriotic highland games and Clan societies that have sprung up throughout North America. Research into early immigration and passenger lists revealed many immigrants bearing the name Durye:
Durye Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Durye Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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