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Devlin Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin ‘descendant of Dobhailéan’, a personal name of uncertain origin, probably from a diminutive of dobhail ‘unlucky’, ‘unfortunate’.

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


Similar surnames: Tevlin, Nevin, Berlin, Kevin, Havlin, Devan, Fellin, Delin, Melin

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Devlin Family Origin

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Devlin Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devlin. A less common occupation for the Devlin family was Blacksmith. The most common Devlin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Devlin's were Laborers.

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Devlin Life Expectancy

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