Devol Family History

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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 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Devol. 9% of Devol men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Devol women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Devol were Coal Miner and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Coal Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Saleslady
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Devol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 263 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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