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Divis Name Meaning

Czech (Diviš): from the personal name Diviš, a vernacular form of Greek Dionysios (see Dennis).

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


Similar surnames: Duris, Divin, Danis, David, Davies, Dies, Dixie, Davie, Ives, Daves

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Divis Family Origin

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Divis Family Occupations

What did your Divis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Divis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Divis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Divis family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Divis.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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

Divis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Divis Life Expectancy

What is the average Divis lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Divis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Divis in 1958 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Divis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Divis 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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