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Updated June 9, 2019

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.

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