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Devenport Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Davenport 2; the spelling Devonport is found in Ireland and it may have been this form which gave rise to Devenport.

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


Similar surnames: Davenport, Deveney, Devenney, Devenny, Devers, Dienhart, Devens

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Devenport Family Origin

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Devenport Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Boiler Maker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devenport family was Boiler Maker. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devenport. The most common Devenport occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Devenport's were Coal Miners.

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Devenport Historical Records

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Devenport Life Expectancy

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