Devol Name Meaning

Altered form of Norwegian Devold, a habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway named Devoll, from de (Old Norse digr ‘large’) + v{o,}llr ‘green field’. Possibly also an altered form of French Deval (see Devall 2) or Duval 1.

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


Similar surnames: Devos, Delos, Deal, Dedon, Devore, Demel, Evola, Deon, Delon, Devoy

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Devol Family Origin

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Devol Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Merchant

    3%
  • Clerk

    2%

In 1880, the most common Devol occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Devol's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devol. A less common occupation for the Devol family was Clerk.

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Devol Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Devol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Devol in 1955 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devol

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