Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Durand m. Latin durans 'enduring, lasting, remaining'.

Italian Dante is a contracted form.

England
Latin
1189 Durandus (nom) GASurv p. 121; 1222 Durandus (nom) StPaulDom p. 3, Durant (nom) ibid. p. 1, durandi (gen) ibid. p. 3
France
Latin
937x993 Duranti (gen) St-Bernard-Romans no. 86; c968 Duranni (gen) CartSavII 3, Durannus (nom) ibid. 3; c1000 Duranni (gen) ibid. 172; 1000? Duranni (gen) ibid. 9; 1029x1033 Durandus (nom) CartStPC XII; 1030 Durando (abl) StVdM-II 678; 1055 Durando (abl) ibid. 680; 1058 Durantus (nom) ibid. 694; 1060 Durando (abl) ibid. 704; 1060x1064 Durande (voc) ibid. 709, Durandi (gen) ibid. 660, Durando (dat) ibid. 709; 1062 Durandi (gen) ibid. 692, Durando (abl) ibid. 692; 1063 Durando (abl) ibid. 705; 1064 Durando (abl) ibid. 703; 1090x1101 Durandus (nom) CartStPC XLIII; a1108 Durandus (nom) ibid. XXI; 1121 Durandus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 1; 1135 Duranni (gen) ibid. 7, Durannus (nom) ibid. 7; 1147 Durandus (nom) ibid. 14, Duranni (gen) ibid. 19, Duranno (abl) ibid. 19, Durannus (nom) ibid. 16; 1157x1184 Durandus (nom) ChartCaen2 2; 1163 Duranni (gen) CartNDdOurscamp XCVI; 1163–64 Durannus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 108; 1164 Durannus (nom) ibid. 120; c1175–1180 Durand' (gen) ChartCaen2 p. 70; 1179 Duranno (abl) clairvaux-12thc 176; 1180 Durand (nom) RotScaNor p. 7, Durando (abl) ibid. p. 19, Durandus (nom) ibid. p. 18; c1200 Durannus (nom) CartSavII 201; 1236 Durandi (gen) NDParisII 2-XXXIX; 1239 Durandus (nom) St-Bernard-Romans 382b; 1249 Durandus (nom) NDParisII 2-CIX; 1258 Durandi (gen) ArrestReg-volI XII, BMV, Durandus (nom) ibid. XII, BMV; 1273 Durandus (nom) RegToul-13thC p. 32; 1274 Durandi (gen) ibid. p. 49; 1310/11 Durandus (nom) GasReg-A p. 100; 1310–11 Durandus (nom) ibid. p. 236; 1378 Durandi (gen) hanquetvol1 2083
Old French
1268 Durant (obl) HistHdVParis p. 104; 1292 Durant (obl) ibid. p. 113; 1296 Durant paris1296 p. 11; 1313 Durant Paris1313 p. 6
Middle French
1565 Durand RegPCC-1 p. 145; 1566 Durant ibid. p. 276; 1568 Durand ibid. p. 365
Germany
Latin
819 Durandus (nom) CartStBav 3, UrkStyria 5; 825 Durandus (nom) InsMacon VI
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Durant (nom) MunDocIr III, p. 8
Italy
Latin
1179 Durandi (gen) CartHaut 25
Portugal
Latin
1269 Durando (abl) PHGCRP-I no. 11
Spain
Latin
896 Durando (dat) CDCB-XV MMXX; 1019 Duran (nom) ibid. MMCLXXIV; 1190 Durandi (gen) ibid. MMCCVI
Spanish
1316 Duran deMoxo; 1318 Duran ibid.; 1319 Duran ibid.; 1323 Duran ibid.; 1326 Duran ibid.; 1328 Duran ibid.; 1330 Duran ibid.; 1331 Duran ibid.; 1332 Duran ibid.; 1333 Duran ibid.; 1334 Duran ibid.; 1336 Duran ibid.; 1348 Duran ibid.
Switzerland
Latin
1154 Durannus (nom) CartHaut 5; 1155 Durandus (nom) ibid. 6; 1157 Duranni (gen) ibid. 8
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Durand". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Durand.