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The nationality of Durand may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Durand may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Durand Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Durand come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Durand are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Durand were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Durand. Family names like Durand change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages across time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Durand family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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