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Devey Early Origins



The surname Devey was first found in Languedoc, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Devey Spelling Variations


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Devey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Veye, Vais, Vaisse, Vey, Vaye, Vay, De Veye, De Vais, De Vay, Le Veye, Le Vais, Le Vait, Le Vey, Le Vaye, Du Vais, Du Vait and many more.

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Devey Early History


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Devey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Devey research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1096, 1100, 1500, 1619, 1686, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Devey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Devey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Devey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Devey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Devey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Devey, who landed in Maryland in 1676

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Contemporary Notables of the name Devey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Devey (post 1700)



  • Jordan Devey (b. 1988), American football offensive lineman for the New England Patriots
  • Raymond "Ray" Devey (1917-2001), English professional footballer
  • Harry Percival Devey (1860-1924), English footballer who played for Aston Villa (1888-1892)
  • Edwin James "Ted" Devey (1862-1946), English professional footballer
  • Hilary Lorraine Devey CBE (b. 1957), English businesswoman, television personality and entrepreneur, best known for her role on BBC Two programme Dragons' Den
  • John Henry George "Jack" Devey (1866-1940), British footballer who played from 1889 to 1902, member of the England National Team (1892-1894)
  • William "Will" Devey (1865-1935), English professional footballer who played from 1884 to 1899
  • George Devey (1820-1886), British architect, most of whose work was on country houses and estates for the Rothschild family
  • Phil Devey (b. 1977), Canadian baseball pitcher and Olympian

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Devey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Devey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 March 2015 at 13:34.

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