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Origin and Meaning of Devoid

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb De*void"
To empty out; to remove.

Etymology: OE. devoiden to leave, OF. desvuidier desvoidier, to empty out. See Void

adjective De*void"
  1. Void; empty; vacant.(Obs)
  2. Destitute; not in possession; -- with of; as, devoid of sense; devoid of pity or of pride.

Etymology: See Devoid (v. t.)

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Completely wanting or lacking ("the sentence was devoid of meaning")

From obsolete Middle English verb devoiden, from Old French desvuidier (“to empty out”) (compare French dévider).

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Popularity of Devoid as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Devoid U.S.
  White 98.17% 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 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Devoid

People with the last name Devoid are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Devoid

  • How Popular is the name Devoid? As a last name Devoid was the 61,436th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Devoid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Devoid is Tuesday, August 30th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Devoid? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Devoid. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Devoid: Your name in reverse order is Dioved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iedovd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Devoid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 327 people with the last name Devoid.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Devoid? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Devoid as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Devoids Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Devoid born Jan 10, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.