Smits Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Smit.

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


Similar surnames: Smit, Smet, Swets, Suits, Seils, Smidt, Mis, Mitts, Waits, Smoots

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Smits Family Origin

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Smits Family Occupations

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  • Boatmaster (Inland Serv)

    33%
  • Butlers Wife

    33%
  • Warehouse Clerk

    33%

In 1881, Boatmaster (Inland Serv) and Butlers Wife were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Smits. The most common Smits occupation in the UK was Boatmaster (Inland Serv). 33% of Smits's were Boatmaster (Inland Serv)s. A less common occupation for the Smits family was Warehouse Clerk.

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Smits Historical Records

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Smits Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Smits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Smits in 1961 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smits

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