Naismith Family History

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Naismith Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Nesmith. In the British Isles, this is the commonest form of the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Nessmith, Nesmith, Nesbit, Naish, Hysmith, Haislip, Smithe, Arrasmith

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Naismith Family Origin

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Naismith Family Occupations

What did your Naismith ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Naismith occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Naismith's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Naismith family was Coalminer. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Naismith.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Bricklayer

  • Carter

  • Coalminer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Naismith ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Naismith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Naismith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Naismith census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Naismith. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Naismith. For the veterans among your Naismith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Naismith Life Expectancy

What is the average Naismith lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Naismith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Naismith in 1960 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Naismith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Naismith ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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