Smillie Family History

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Smillie Name Meaning

variant of Smiley. from a derivative of Middle English smil, smel ‘odor’, hence a nickname for someone notorious for giving off a smell that was obnoxious even by medieval standards, or for someone who made great use of perfumes and pomanders to counteract this trait.

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

Similar surnames: Smilie, Saile, Spille, Stiller, Lillie, Stille, Millis, Willie

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Smillie Family Origin

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Smillie Family Occupations

What did your Smillie ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Smillie. 5% of Smillie men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Smillie women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Smillie were Assisting Father and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Coal Hewer
  • Prenmatic Riviter
  • Assisting Father

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Clerk Gowns
  • Cotton Weaver

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

Smillie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Smillie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smillie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Smillie. 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 Card

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

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Smillie Life Expectancy

What is the average Smillie lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Smillie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Smillie in 1946 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smillie

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