Divens Family History

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Divens Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of Irish Devine.

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


Similar surnames: Divins, Devens, Diven, Givens, Divan, Devins, Divin, Bivens, Nivens

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Divens Family Origin

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Divens Family Occupations

What did your Divens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Divens. 25% of Divens men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Divens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Divens were Labourer (general) and Paper Press Hand (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Grocer Pecking Employed
    25%
  • Horticultural Worker Special Constable
    25%
  • Labourer (general)
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Paper Press Hand (retired)
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Divens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Divens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Divens 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Divens. 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 472 military records available for the last name Divens. For the veterans among your Divens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Divens Life Expectancy

What is the average Divens lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Divens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Divens in 1948 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Divens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Divens 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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