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Devos Name Meaning

Dutch (De Vos): from Middle Dutch de vos ‘the fox’; a nickname for someone with red hair, or a crafty man. Respelling of the French topographic name Devault.

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


Similar surnames: Vos, Delos, Devol, Devore, Deboe, Levis, Devon, Devoss, Deas, Dedon

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Devos Family Origin

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Devos Family Occupations

What did your Devos ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Devos. 50% of Devos men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Devos women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Devos were Labourer and Farmers Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Beet Worker
    25%
  • Carpenter
    13%
  • Labourer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    50%
  • Farmers Wife
    50%

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

Devos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Devos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devos 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Devos. 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 907 military records available for the last name Devos. For the veterans among your Devos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devos Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Devos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Devos in 1958 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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