Divis Name Meaning

Czech (Diviš): from the personal name Diviš, a vernacular form of Greek Dionysios (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Duris, Divin, Danis, David, Davies, Dies, Dixie, Davie, Ives, Daves

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Divis Family Origin

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Divis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Divis. A less common occupation for the Divis family was Keeping House. The most common Divis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Divis's were Farmers.

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Divis Historical Records

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Divis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Divis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Divis in 1958 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Divis

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