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Shoesmith Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): occupational name for a blacksmith who specialized in shoeing horses, from Middle English schosmith ‘farrier’ (composed of words meaning ‘shoe’ and ‘smith’).

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


Similar surnames: Nesmith, Smith, Coopersmith, Arrowsmith, Goldsmith, Hockensmith

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Shoesmith Family Origin

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Shoesmith Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Cotton Weaver and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoesmith. A less common occupation for the Shoesmith family was Bricklayer. The most common Shoesmith occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Shoesmith's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Shoesmith Historical Records

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Shoesmith Life Expectancy

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