Devoss Family History

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Devoss Name Meaning

Dutch (De Voss): variant of spelling Devos.

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

Similar surnames: Deross, Devos, Devoid, Dross, Delosh, Devore, Devost, Delos, Evon

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Devoss Family Origin

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Devoss Family Occupations

What did your Devoss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Devoss. 14% of Devoss men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Devoss women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Devoss were Architect and Day Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • App Pharm
  • Architect

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Beautrician
  • Day Laborer

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

Devoss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Devoss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devoss 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Devoss. 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 468 military records available for the last name Devoss. For the veterans among your Devoss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devoss Life Expectancy

What is the average Devoss lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Devoss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Devoss in 1955 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devoss 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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