Devins Family History

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Devins Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Devine.

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


Similar surnames: Devens, Divins, Devin, Nevins, Deskins, Devon, Devine, Bevins, Evins

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Devins Family Origin

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Devins Family Occupations

What did your Devins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devins. The most common Devins occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Devins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devins family was Employe.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Going To School

    10%
  • Employe

    5%

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

Devins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devins Life Expectancy

What is the average Devins lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Devins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Devins in 1945 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devins 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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