Devonshire Family History

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Devonshire Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone from the county of Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Berkshire, Shropshire, Cheshire, Shire, Hampshire, Darbyshire, Dansie

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Devonshire Family Origin

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Devonshire Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Brickmaker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devonshire family was Brickmaker. The most common Devonshire occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Devonshire's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devonshire.

Source: Census data for Devonshire | Data not to scale

Devonshire Historical Records

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Devonshire Life Expectancy

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Famous Devonshire Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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