Deveau Family History

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Deveau Name Meaning

Variant of French Devault.

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

Similar surnames: Deveaux, Neveau, Devaux, Deneau, Devaul, Bebeau, Nedeau, Tebeau

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Deveau Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Deveau name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Deveau. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Deveau Family Origin

Where is the Deveau family from?

Deveau Family Occupations

What did your Deveau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deveau. The most common Deveau occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Deveau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deveau family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • School

  • Fisherman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Deveau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Deveau Historical Records

What Deveau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Deveau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deveau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deveau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deveau. For the veterans among your Deveau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deveau Life Expectancy

What is the average Deveau lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Deveau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Deveau in 1948 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deveau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deveau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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