Devoe Family History

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Devoe Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Defoe or perhaps of French Devaux.

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


Similar surnames: Devon, Deboe, Devore, Devor, Deyoe, Defoe, Devin, Devol, Davee, Devos

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Devoe Family Origin

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Devoe Family Occupations

What did your Devoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Devoe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Devoe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devoe family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devoe.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Devoe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Devoe lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Devoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Devoe in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devoe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devoe 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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