Smitley Family History

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Smitley Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of English Smithley, a habitational name from Smithley in the parish of Darfield, South Yorkshire, presumably named with Old English smiþ + leah ‘clearing in a wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Smithey, Shipley, Whitley, Smedley, Smiley, Shirley, Titley, Smalley

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Smitley Family Origin

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Smitley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Asst. Supt. P.P.C. Co.

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Smitley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Smitley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smitley. A less common occupation for the Smitley family was Asst. Supt. P.P.C. Co..

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Smitley Historical Records

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Smitley Life Expectancy

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