Dury Surname Origin
(Origin French) Belonging to Dury (Northern France) = probably Dur's Estate [personal name probably from Celtic dur = Latin dur-us, hard, firm + the Latin-Celtic possessive suffix -ac-um]. (Scottish) = Durie.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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