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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

What did your Devin ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Butler (Domestic)

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Chemical Labourer

    7%
  • Chimney Sweeper

    7%

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

Devin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Devin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Devin. 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 Devin. For the veterans among your Devin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devin Life Expectancy

What is the average Devin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devin 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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