Dever Name Meaning

Irish (County Mayo) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhidhir (see Dwyer).

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

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Dever Family Origin

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Dever Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, the most common Dever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dever's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dever. A less common occupation for the Dever family was Blacksmith.

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Dever Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Dever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dever in 1945 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dever

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