Devin Name Meaning

Irish (County Louth): variant of Devine 1. English and French: variant of Devine 2. French: from devin ‘sorcerer’, ‘fortune teller’ (related to the verb deviner ‘to divine’, ‘foretell’). Russian: metronymic from deva ‘girl’, normally a designation of an illegitimate child. Sometimes it may be a patronymic from a nickname for an effeminate man.

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


Similar surnames: Devine, Devon, Divin, Nevin, Davin, Savin, Devins, Levin, Devan

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Devin Family Origin

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Devin Family Occupations

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  • Butler (Domestic)

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Chemical Labourer

    7%
  • Chimney Sweeper

    7%

In 1881, the most common Devin occupation in the UK was Butler (Domestic). 7% of Devin's were Butler (Domestic)s. Butler (Domestic), Cabinet Maker and Chemical Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devin. A less common occupation for the Devin family was Chimney Sweeper.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Devin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Devin in 1944 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devin

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