Deveny Family History

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Deveny Name Meaning

Hungarian (Dévényi): habitational name for someone from a place called Dévény, formerly in Hungary, now in Slovakia, or possibly from Divény in Nógrád county, or Devény (now Dövény) in Borsod county.

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


Similar surnames: Devon, Levens, Devaney, Denny, Devere, Devera, Dovey, Dewey, Hevey

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Deveny Family Origin

Where is the Deveny family from?

Deveny Family Occupations

What did your Deveny ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deveny family was Hawker. The most common Deveny occupation in the UK was Cotton Spinner (Manuf). 13% of Deveny's were Cotton Spinner (Manuf)s. Cotton Spinner (Manuf), Engine Fitter and Fireman At Sugar Refinery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deveny.

View Census data for Deveny | Data not to scale

  • Cotton Spinner (Manuf)

    13%
  • Engine Fitter

    13%
  • Fireman At Sugar Refinery

    13%
  • Hawker

    13%

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

Deveny Historical Records

What Deveny family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deveny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deveny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Deveny

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Deveny. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Deveny. For the veterans among your Deveny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deveny Life Expectancy

What is the average Deveny lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Deveny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Deveny in 1951 was 60, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deveny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deveny 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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