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The nationality of Durant may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Durant may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Durant Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Durant come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based last names may 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 early ancestors. Many western names like Durant are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".

Durant Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Durant family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Durant change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Durant were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Durant.

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