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Devitt Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McDevitt ‘son of David’.

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


Similar surnames: Davitt, Cavitt, Mcdevitt, Devine, Savitt, Nevitt, Devino, Devins

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Devitt Family Origin

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Devitt Family Occupations

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  • French Polisher

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Gn Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devitt family was Gn Labourer. The most common Devitt occupation in the UK was French Polisher. 8% of Devitt's were French Polishers. French Polisher, Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devitt.

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Devitt Life Expectancy

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