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Devost Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly Dutch.

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


Similar surnames: Demoss, Devoss, Devos, Devon, Deross, Devoid, Devol, Devoto, Drost

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Devost Family Origin

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Devost Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • At School

    17%
  • Tanner

    17%
  • Farmer'S Son

    8%

In 1881, the most common Devost occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Devost's were Farmers. Farmer, At School and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devost. A less common occupation for the Devost family was Farmer'S Son.

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Devost Life Expectancy

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