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Highsmith Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a smith, with the distinguishing epithet high, probably denoting one whose forge was at a higher location than another nearby smith.

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


Similar surnames: Smith, Nesmith, Stallsmith, Goldsmith, Shoesmith, Higham, Highley

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Highsmith Family Origin

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Highsmith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Highsmith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Highsmith's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Highsmith family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Highsmith.

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Highsmith Historical Records

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Highsmith Life Expectancy

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