Deverell Family History

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Deverell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a group of places in Worcestershire which take their name affixes from the River Deverill (e.g. Brixton Deverill, Kingston Deverill). The river is thought to be named from Welsh dwfr ‘river’ + iâl ‘fertile uplands’. English and Irish: variant of Devereux.

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

Similar surnames: Revere, Devere, Devereux, Averill, Devore, Everett, Ravenell

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Deverell Family Origin

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Deverell Family Occupations

What did your Deverell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deverell family was Type Carter. The most common Deverell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Deverell's were Farmers. Farmer and Fireman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deverell.

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  • Farmer

  • Fireman

  • Type Carter


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Deverell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Deverell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deverell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deverell. 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 Deverell. For the veterans among your Deverell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deverell Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Deverell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Deverell in 1958 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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