Divens Family History

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Divens Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of Irish Devine.

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

Similar surnames: Divins, Devens, Diven, Givens, Divan, Devins, Divin, Bivens, Nivens

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Divens Family Origin

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Divens Family Occupations

What did your Divens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Divens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Divens's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Divens family was Coal Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Divens.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Coal Dealer


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

Divens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Divens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Divens 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Divens. 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 472 military records available for the last name Divens. For the veterans among your Divens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Divens Life Expectancy

What is the average Divens lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Divens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Divens in 1948 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Divens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Divens 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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