Family name origins & meanings
- Italian (Campania) : from the feminine form of Duro.
- Polish : topographic name from Old Polish dura ‘hollow’, ‘cavity’, ‘hole’.
- Czech and Slovak : from a pet form of the female name Dorota (see Dorothy).
- Bulgarian : from the female personal name Dura (see Dorothy).
- Altered spelling of French Duras, a habitational name from Duras, a place in Lot-et-Garonne.