Devereaux Family History

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Devereaux Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): variant spelling of Devereux.

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


Similar surnames: Deveraux, Devereux, Deverell, Everett, Deere, Devery, Devers, Deveney

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Devereaux Family Origin

Where is the Devereaux family from?

Devereaux Family Occupations

What did your Devereaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Devereaux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Devereaux's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devereaux family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devereaux.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Devereaux Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Devereaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Devereaux lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Devereaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Devereaux in 1945 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devereaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devereaux 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 Devereaux Family

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