Devins Family History

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Devins Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Devine.

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

Similar surnames: Devens, Divins, Devin, Nevins, Deskins, Devon, Devine, Bevins, Evins

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Devins Family Origin

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Devins Family Occupations

What did your Devins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devins family was Coal-Miner. Coal Miner and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Devins. The most common Devins occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 67% of Devins's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Coal-Miner


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Devins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Devins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devins 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 Devins. 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 Devins. For the veterans among your Devins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devins Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Devins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Devins in 1945 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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