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Devaney Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibheannaigh ‘descendant of Duibheannach’, a personal name of uncertain origin; the first element is dubh ‘black’, the second may be eanach ‘marshy place’. The surname has become confused with Devane. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibheamhna, from a personal name based on dubh ‘black’ + the genitive of Eamhain, the Gaelic name of Navan fort, County Armagh, the legendary capital of Ulster.

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


Similar surnames: Delaney, Heaney, Deane, Downey, Devane, Devan, Devine, Denny

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Devaney Family Origin

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Devaney Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Devaney family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devaney. The most common Devaney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Devaney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

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Devaney Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Devaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Devaney in 1940 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

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