Devos Family History

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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 1880, a less common occupation for the Devos family was Butcher. Farmer, Barley Miller and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devos. The most common Devos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Devos's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Barley Miller

  • Brick Mason

  • Butcher


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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

What is the average Devos lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devos 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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