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Devenport Family History

Devenport Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Davenport 2; the spelling Devonport is found in Ireland and it may have been this form which gave rise to Devenport.

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

83,218 Historical Documents with Devenport on Ancestry.com
24,850 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,353 Military Records
1,196 Immigration Records
28,929 Census and Voter Lists
25,890 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Devenport Families

  • Number of Devenport families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Devenport families
     191 - 380
     64 - 190
     1 - 63
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Devenport families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Devenport census records

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Devenport Family Origin

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Devenport Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Devenport families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Devenport

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Devenport Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Devenport census records

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Devenport Civil War Service Records

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