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Devens Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Devine. See also Devins.

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


Similar surnames: Devins, Divens, Devers, Devin, Nevels, Devon, Diven, Deavers, Deveney

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Devens Family Origin

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Devens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Devens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Devens's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devens. A less common occupation for the Devens family was Farm Laborer.

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Devens Historical Records

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Devens Life Expectancy

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