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Devine Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of either of two Gaelic names, Ó Duibhín ‘descendant of Duibhín’, a byname meaning ‘little black one’, or Ó Daimhín ‘descendant of Daimhín’, a byname meaning ‘fawn’, ‘little stag’. These are attenuated versions of Ó Dubháin and Ó Damháin, and are the phonetic origin of Anglicizations with an internal v (as opposed to w, as in Dewan, or monosyllabic forms with an o or u) (see Doane). English and French: nickname, of literal or ironic application, from Middle English, Old French devin, divin ‘excellent’, ‘perfect’ (Latin divinus ‘divine’).

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


Similar surnames: Devin, Devane, Divine, Devlin, Devaney, Devon, Levins, Davino, Dein

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Devine Family Origin

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Devine Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Hawker

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devine family was Laundress. Labourer, Coal Miner and Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devine. The most common Devine occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Devine's were Labourers.

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Devine Life Expectancy

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