Smelley Family History

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Smelley Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Smellie, a variant of Smillie.

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


Similar surnames: Melley, Selley, Smiley, Kelley, Stilley, Pelley, Seller, Seley

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Smelley Family Origin

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Smelley Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Charwoman

    25%
  • Confectioner

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Smelley occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 25% of Smelley's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Charwoman and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smelley. A less common occupation for the Smelley family was Laborer.

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Smelley Historical Records

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Smelley Life Expectancy

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Famous Smelley Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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