Devin Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Devin Name Meaning

Irish (County Louth): variant of Devine 1. English and French: variant of Devine 2. French: from devin ‘sorcerer’, ‘fortune teller’ (related to the verb deviner ‘to divine’, ‘foretell’). Russian: metronymic from deva ‘girl’, normally a designation of an illegitimate child. Sometimes it may be a patronymic from a nickname for an effeminate man.

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

Similar surnames: Devine, Devon, Divin, Nevin, Davin, Savin, Devins, Levin, Devan

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Devin Family Origin

Where is the Devin family from?

Devin Family Occupations

What did your Devin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devin family was Labourer. Farmer, Fileuse and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devin. The most common Devin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Devin's were Farmers.

View Census data for Devin | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Fileuse

  • Going To School

  • Labourer


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

Devin Historical Records

What Devin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Devin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Devin

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Devin. 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.

View all Devin immigration records

Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Devin. For the veterans among your Devin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Devin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Devin family history.

Devin Life Expectancy

What is the average Devin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Devin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Devin in 1944 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devin 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.

Look up another name