Devilbiss Family History

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Devilbiss Name Meaning

part translation of the German surname Deubelbeiss or the variants Tüfelbeiss, Dübelbeiss, which are Alemannic (Swiss) nicknames from Middle High German duvel, tiufel ‘devil’ + beiz ‘biter’.

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


Similar surnames: Divelbiss, Beilfuss, Deiss, Deville, Diss, Hilbish, Kleiss, Seiling

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Devilbiss Family Origin

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Devilbiss Family Occupations

What did your Devilbiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Devilbiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Devilbiss's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devilbiss. A less common occupation for the Devilbiss family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Retired Farmer

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Devilbiss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devilbiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Devilbiss lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Devilbiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Devilbiss in 1949 was 54, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devilbiss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devilbiss 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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