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Devitt Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McDevitt ‘son of David’.

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


Similar surnames: Davitt, Cavitt, Mcdevitt, Devine, Savitt, Nevitt, Devino, Devins

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Devitt Family Origin

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Devitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Devitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Devitt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devitt. A less common occupation for the Devitt family was Grocer.

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Devitt Historical Records

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Devitt Life Expectancy

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