Smay Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Smee (see Smead).

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


Similar surnames: May, Esmay, Tway, Amy, Say, Ismay, Snay, Slay, Smale, Seat

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Smay Family Origin

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Smay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Crippled In Army

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smay family was Crippled In Army. The most common Smay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Smay's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smay.

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Smay Historical Records

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Smay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Smay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Smay in 1949 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smay

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