Meaning and Origin of: Durst

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : (also Dürst): nickname from Middle High German turst ‘boldness’.
  • German : from Middle High German durst ‘thirst’, applied as nickname, probably for a heavy drinker; or a habitational name from a farmstead in the Tyrol named with the same word, probably indicating a dry location.

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