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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Barley Miller

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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

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Devos Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devos

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