Devault Family History

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Devault Name Meaning

French: topographic name, from Old French vau(l)x, plural of val ‘valley’. Compare Devall, Duval.

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

Similar surnames: Davault, Devaul, Delvaux, Legault, Devall, Denault, De Valle, Sault

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Devault Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Devault name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Devault. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Devault Family Origin

Where is the Devault family from?

Devault Family Occupations

What did your Devault ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devault. A less common occupation for the Devault family was Grocer. The most common Devault occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Devault's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Grocer


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

Devault Historical Records

What Devault family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Devault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devault 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 309 immigration records available for the last name Devault. 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 Devault. For the veterans among your Devault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devault Life Expectancy

What is the average Devault lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Devault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Devault in 1950 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devault

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devault 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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