Dever Name Meaning

Irish (County Mayo) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhidhir (see Dwyer).

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


Similar surnames: Diver, Dyer, Devers, Deaver, Deter, Devey, Deer, Sever, Devery, Devon

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Dever Family Origin

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Dever Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • L'Ecole

    11%
  • Cultivateur

    7%
  • Going To School

    7%

In 1881, the most common Dever occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Dever's were Farmers. Farmer, L'Ecole and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dever. A less common occupation for the Dever family was Going To School.

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Dever Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Dever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dever in 1945 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dever

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