Dever Name Meaning

Irish (County Mayo) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhidhir (see Dwyer).

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


Similar surnames: Diver, Dyer, Devers, Deaver, Deter, Devey, Deer, Sever, Devery, Devon

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Dever Family Origin

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Dever Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    17%
  • Blacksmiths Striker

    8%
  • Chartered Accountant

    8%
  • Genl Dk Laborer

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dever family was Genl Dk Laborer. Tailor, Blacksmiths Striker and Chartered Accountant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dever. The most common Dever occupation in the UK was Tailor. 17% of Dever's were Tailors.

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Dever Historical Records

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Dever Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Dever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dever in 1945 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dever

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