Devan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhín or Ó Daimhín (see Devine). Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit deva ‘god’ + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Devane, Dean, Devon, Divan, Devin, Dewan, Evan, Devaney, Levin, Regan

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Devan Family Origin

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Devan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farmer Son

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    12%
  • Farmers Son

    6%

In 1881, the most common Devan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Devan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devan family was Farmers Son. Farmer, Farmer Son and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devan.

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Devan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Devan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Devan in 1942 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devan

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