Devey Family History

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Devey Name Meaning

Irish: see Devoy.

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


Similar surnames: Dovey, Devery, Devoy, Devney, Dever, Diven, Dacey, Devon, Havey

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Devey Family Origin

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Devey Family Occupations

What did your Devey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Devey family was Engineer. Blacksmith, Laborer and Button Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devey. The most common Devey occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Devey's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Button Maker

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

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

Devey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Devey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Devey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Devey. 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 Devey. For the veterans among your Devey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devey Life Expectancy

What is the average Devey lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Devey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Devey in 1958 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devey 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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