Divan Family History

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Divan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Devine. Indian and Pakistani: variant of Dewan.

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

Similar surnames: Diven, Devan, Divin, Dinan, Givan, Divens, Dimon, Dewan, Devon, Rian

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Divan Family Origin

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Divan Family Occupations

What did your Divan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Divan occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 33% of Divan's were Boot Makers. A less common occupation for the Divan family was Railway Pointsman. Boot Maker and General Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Divan.

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  • Boot Maker

  • General Dealer

  • Railway Pointsman


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

Divan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Divan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Divan 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 442 immigration records available for the last name Divan. 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 538 military records available for the last name Divan. For the veterans among your Divan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Divan Life Expectancy

What is the average Divan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Divan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Divan in 1952 was 61, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Divan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Divan 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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