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Devenport Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Davenport 2; the spelling Devonport is found in Ireland and it may have been this form which gave rise to Devenport.

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


Similar surnames: Davenport, Deveney, Devenney, Devenny, Devers, Dienhart, Devens

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Devenport Family Origin

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Devenport Family Occupations

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  • Brick Maker

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Hackman

    13%

In 1881, Brick Maker, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devenport. A less common occupation for the Devenport family was Hackman. The most common Devenport occupation in Canada was Brick Maker. 25% of Devenport's were Brick Makers.

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Devenport Historical Records

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Devenport Life Expectancy

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