McDevitt heads of household in 1901 census
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|Davitt ||Quite numerous: Mayo and scattered. Ir. Mac Daibhéid. A variant of MacDevitt; also a branch of the Burkes of Connacht. It is MacDaid in Donegal, the home of this sept.MIF & SGG|
|Devitt ||fairly numerous: Clare-Tipperary etc. Mac Daibhéid. This Irish name relates mainly to a sept of Donegal; in the south, Devitt may be of Anglo-Norman origin. MIF.|
|MacDevitte ||numerous: Donegal-Derry-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Daibhéid. See Mac Daid.|
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