First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Devore

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Alt. Meaning

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

R is for rich, in the love from others

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

Notable Persons With the Last Name Devore

Gary DeVore was a notable person. Gary was born on September 17th, 1941. He passed away on June 28th, 1997.


Hugh Devore was a college coach. Hugh was born on November 25th, 1910 in Newark, New Jersey. He breathed his last breath on December 8th, 1992.


Chuck DeVore is an office holder. His military service ended in 2007. Chuck was born on May 20th, 1962 in Seattle.


Tiger Devore is a clinical psychologist and sex therapist. Tiger was given the name Howard Devore in 1958 in New York City.


Dorothy Devore was a famed human. Dorothy was given the name Alma Inez Williams on June 22nd, 1899 in Fort Worth, Texas. She passed away on September 10th, 1976.


Ophelia DeVore was a model, entrepreneur, and publisher. Ophelia was born on August 12th, 1922 in Edgefield, South Carolina. She passed away on February 28th, 2014.


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Popularity of Devore as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Devore U.S.
  White 86.01% 64.26%
  African American 6.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Devore

People with the last name Devore are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Devore

  • How Popular is the name Devore? As a last name Devore was the 3,157th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Devore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Devore is Saturday, December 29th, 1877.
  • How unique is the name Devore? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Devore. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Devore: Your name in reverse order is Eroved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ederov. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Devore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,445 people with the last name Devore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Devore? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Devore as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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