Devenport Family History

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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

What did your Devenport ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Brick Maker

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Hackman

    13%

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

Devenport Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Devenport. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devenport 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Devenport. 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 Devenport. For the veterans among your Devenport ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devenport Life Expectancy

What is the average Devenport lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Devenport life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Devenport in 1945 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devenport

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devenport 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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