Devery Family History

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Devery Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Leix and Offaly): variant of Devereux.

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

Similar surnames: Devary, Devers, Dovey, Deveney, Devey, Deery, Geery, Severy, Deavers

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Devery Family Origin

Where is the Devery family from?

Devery Family Occupations

What did your Devery ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Gardner

  • Laborer


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

Devery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Devery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devery 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Devery. 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 810 military records available for the last name Devery. For the veterans among your Devery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devery Life Expectancy

What is the average Devery lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Devery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Devery in 1958 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devery 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.

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