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Devol Name Meaning

Altered form of Norwegian Devold, a habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway named Devoll, from de (Old Norse digr ‘large’) + v{o,}llr ‘green field’. Possibly also an altered form of French Deval (see Devall 2) or Duval 1.

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


Similar surnames: Devos, Delos, Deal, Dedon, Devore, Demel, Evola, Deon, Delon, Devoy

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Devol Family Origin

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Devol Family Occupations

What did your Devol ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Devol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Devol's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devol family was Clerk. Farmer, Carpenter and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devol.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Merchant

    3%
  • Clerk

    2%

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Devol Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devol Life Expectancy

What is the average Devol lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Devol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Devol in 1955 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devol 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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