Devall Family History

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Devall Name Meaning

English: variant of Deville 2. In some cases, probably an altered spelling of French Deval or Duval, topographic names from val ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Duvall, Devaul, Deville, Duval, De Valle, Devault, Levell, Devol

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Devall Family Origin

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Devall Family Occupations

What did your Devall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Devall family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devall. The most common Devall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Devall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Devall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devall Life Expectancy

What is the average Devall lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Devall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Devall in 1948 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devall 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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