Deverell Family History

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Deverell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a group of places in Worcestershire which take their name affixes from the River Deverill (e.g. Brixton Deverill, Kingston Deverill). The river is thought to be named from Welsh dwfr ‘river’ + iâl ‘fertile uplands’. English and Irish: variant of Devereux.

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

Similar surnames: Revere, Devere, Devereux, Averill, Devore, Everett, Ravenell

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Deverell Family Origin

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Deverell Family Occupations

What did your Deverell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraft Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Deverell. 20% of Deverell men worked as an Aircraft Fitter and 81% of Deverell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deverell were Chauffeur and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraft Fitter
  • Railway Signalman
  • Plasterer
  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Deverell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Deverell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deverell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deverell. 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 Deverell. For the veterans among your Deverell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deverell Life Expectancy

What is the average Deverell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Deverell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Deverell in 1958 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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