Smythe Family History

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Smythe Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a forge, or a metonymic occupational name for someone employed at a one, from Middle English smithe, smythy ‘smithy’. variant of Smith.

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


Similar surnames: Smithey, Smithe, Smith, Wythe, Smither, Smyth, Sayne, Slate, Blythe

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Smythe Family Origin

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Smythe Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    3%
  • Clerk

    2%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Smythe family was Dressmaker. Annuitant, Lodging House Keeper and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smythe. The most common Smythe occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Smythe's were Annuitants.

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Smythe Historical Records

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Smythe Life Expectancy

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