Smethurst Family History

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Smethurst Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Manchester, so named from Old English smeðe ‘smooth’ + hyrst ‘(wooded) hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Dewhurst, Akehurst, Fairhurst, Bathurst, Hayhurst, Whitehurst

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Smethurst Family Origin

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Smethurst Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Carter

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Smethurst family was Carter. The most common Smethurst occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Smethurst's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smethurst.

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Smethurst Historical Records

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Smethurst Life Expectancy

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