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Smid Surname Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Smit ‘smith’. Czech (Šmíd); Slovenian Croatian and Slovak (Šmid): occupational name for a smith of German origin (see Schmidt ) often applied as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic occupational names or surnames (see Kovac and Kovar ). Hungarian: from German Schmidt ‘smith’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Smit, Smidt, Seid, Shie, Schmid, Samis, Amie, Haid, Mis, Smiddy

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Where is the Smid family from?

You can see how Smid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Smid family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Smid families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Smid families living in London. This was about 42% of all the recorded Smid's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Smid families in 1891.
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What did your Smid ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Smid. 100% of Smid women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smid census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Smid. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Smid lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Smid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Smid in 1960 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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