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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Devery

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D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

V is for value, the value you place on friendship.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons Named Devery

Devery Henderson is a football player. Devery was born on March 26th, 1982 in Opelousas, Louisiana.


Devery was born in 1913. He left this life in 2005.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Devery

William S. Devery was a new york city police superintendent later changed to chief of police, baseball team owner, new york city, and new york citypolicesuperintendentlater changed tochief of police. William was born on January 9th, 1854 in New York City. He passed away on June 20th, 1919.


He was most active from 1955 to 56. Pat was born on August 9th, 1922 in Tweed Heads, New South Wales.


Terry was born on March 22nd, 1938.


Dermot Devery is an athlete for the St. Rynagh's GAA. Dermot was born in Banagher.


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Popularity of Devery as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Devery U.S.
  White 93.41% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Devery

People with the last name Devery are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Devery

  • How Popular is the name Devery? Devery is the 20,180th most popular name of all time. As a last name Devery was the 56,195th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Devery have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 347 babies born with the first name Devery in the United States. That's more than enough people named Devery to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Devery? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Devery first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Devery is Thursday, February 13th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Devery born? The highest recorded use of the first name Devery was in 1964 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Devery: Your name in reverse order is Yreved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eredyv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Devery? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 364 people with the last name Devery.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Devery? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Devery as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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