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Blythe Name Meaning

nickname for a cheerful person, from Old English bliðe ‘merry’, ‘cheerful’. habitational name from any of several places called Blyth or Blythe, especially Blyth in Northumberland, named for the rivers on which they stand. The river name is from Old English bliðe ‘gentle’, ‘pleasant’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lyle, Bathe, Bligh, Blyth, Wythe, Rothe, Smythe, Barthe, Plath

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Blythe Family Origin

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Blythe Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blythe. A less common occupation for the Blythe family was Coal Miner. The most common Blythe occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Blythe's were Agricultural Labourers.

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