Devane Family History

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Devane Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhín or Ó Daimhín (see Devine).

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

Similar surnames: Devan, Devine, Deane, Devaney, Dane, Keane, Duane, Delaney, Bevan

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Devane Family Origin

Where is the Devane family from?

Devane Family Occupations

What did your Devane ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Dressmaker and Gardener (D) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devane. A less common occupation for the Devane family was General Laborer. The most common Devane occupation in the UK was Labourer. 29% of Devane's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Dressmaker

  • Gardener (D)

  • General Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Devane ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Devane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Devane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devane 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Devane. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Devane. For the veterans among your Devane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devane Life Expectancy

What is the average Devane lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Devane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Devane in 1944 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devane 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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