Devost Family History

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Devost Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; possibly Dutch.

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


Similar surnames: Demoss, Devoss, Devos, Devon, Deross, Devoid, Devol, Devoto, Drost

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Devost Family Origin

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Devost Family Occupations

What did your Devost ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Devost family was Farmer'S Son. Farmer, At School and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devost. The most common Devost occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Devost's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • At School

    17%
  • Tanner

    17%
  • Farmer'S Son

    8%

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Devost Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devost Life Expectancy

What is the average Devost lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Devost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Devost in 1949 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devost

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devost 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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