Smitha Family History

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Smitha Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from Smitha in Devon, which is named from Old English smiththe ‘smithy’. The surname, however, does not occur in current English records.

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


Similar surnames: Smith, Smithey, Stith, Smythe, Smither, Smithe, Mina, Motta, Sciara

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Smitha Family Origin

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Smitha Family Occupations

What did your Smitha ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brewery Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Smitha. 25% of Smitha men worked as a Brewery Labourer and 50% of Smitha women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Smitha were Plumber Mate and Missionary Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brewery Labourer
    25%
  • Horti Culture Nursery Worker
    25%
  • Lowy Driver salesman Wholesale Fruit Trade
    25%
  • Plumber Mate
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Cookgeneral
    17%
  • Elementary School Teacher Clerkpant Area Gram C
    17%
  • Missionary Retired
    17%

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

Smitha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smitha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smitha 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Smitha. 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 680 military records available for the last name Smitha. For the veterans among your Smitha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smitha Life Expectancy

What is the average Smitha lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Smitha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Smitha in 1953 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

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