Devenny Family History

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Devenny Name Meaning

Irish: spelling variant of Devaney.

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


Similar surnames: Deveney, Devenney, Devanney, Deviney, Devany, Devinney, Devney

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Devenny Family Origin

Where is the Devenny family from?

Devenny Family Occupations

What did your Devenny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Devenny family was Police Officer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devenny. The most common Devenny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Devenny's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Police Officer

    9%

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

Devenny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Devenny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devenny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Devenny

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Devenny. 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 Devenny. For the veterans among your Devenny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devenny Life Expectancy

What is the average Devenny lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Devenny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Devenny in 1953 was 52, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devenny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devenny 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.

Famous Devenny Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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