Devon Family History
Devon Surname History
Devon family history has a complex evolution whose details can be pieced together by Devon family members. This Devon history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Devon surname made up of user-submitted content from users like you. The last name Devon is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Devon has spread, it has evolved making its history a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of Devon begins with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries, the Devon name may have changed with them. It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Devon families have emigrated across various regions all throughout history.
Devon country of origin
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The nationality of Devon may be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Devon may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Devon
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The meaning of Devon come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Devon originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Forrest Devon Pittman
- John Devon Donaghy
- ^edward Courtenay Earl Of Devon, Earl of Devon
- Ordgar Ealdorman Of Devon, Earl of Devonshire
- Benjamin Devon 1890 - 1968
- Madison Devon
- Othaniel Devon Allen, b. c1667 Devon, England
- Nesta of Devon, of Wales
- Zachariah 1652 Devon Allen, 1652-1708 Devon, England
- Beverly A Devon 1952 - 2002
- Mary Devon 1886 - 1973
- Robert Devon 1916 - 1984
- Albert Devon Scalf
- William Raymond Devon 1928 - 2006
- Mathilda Devon 1915 - 1980
- Hannah Devon
- Claire G Devon 1945 - 2003
- Jay Devon Studebaker 1956 - 2011
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Famous people named Devon
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Devon
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Devon. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Devon family
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Devon spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Devon last name are important to understanding the history of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Devon were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Devon. Names like Devon transform in how they're written as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over time.