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Devens Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Devine. See also Devins.

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


Similar surnames: Devins, Divens, Devers, Devin, Nevels, Devon, Diven, Deavers, Deveney

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Devens Family Origin

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Devens Family Occupations

What did your Devens ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Devens Historical Records

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Devens Life Expectancy

What is the average Devens lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Devens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Devens in 1963 was 82, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

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