Devereux Family History

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Devereux Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Évreux in Eure, France. See also Everest.

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


Similar surnames: Devereaux, Devere, Everest, Deveraux, Deverell, Revere, Debroux

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Devereux Family Origin

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Devereux Family Occupations

What did your Devereux ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Devereux. 8% of Devereux men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Devereux women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Devereux were Manager and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Manager
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Saleslady
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Devereux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Devereux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devereux 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Devereux. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Devereux. For the veterans among your Devereux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devereux Life Expectancy

What is the average Devereux lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Devereux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Devereux in 1957 was 68, and 80 in 2004.

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