Devinney Family History

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Devinney Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Devaney.

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


Similar surnames: Devenney, Devanney, Deviney, Deveney, Devenny, Devney, Diviney

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Devinney Family Origin

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Devinney Family Occupations

What did your Devinney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Devinney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Devinney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devinney family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devinney.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Devinney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devinney Life Expectancy

What is the average Devinney lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Devinney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Devinney in 1951 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devinney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devinney 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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