Devoss Family History

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Devoss Name Meaning

Dutch (De Voss): variant of spelling Devos.

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


Similar surnames: Deross, Devos, Devoid, Dross, Delosh, Devore, Devost, Delos, Evon

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Devoss Family Origin

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Devoss Family Occupations

What did your Devoss ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Devoss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Devoss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Devoss 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Devoss. 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 Devoss. For the veterans among your Devoss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Devoss Life Expectancy

What is the average Devoss lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Devoss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Devoss in 1955 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Devoss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Devoss 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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