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Smail Family History

Smail Name Meaning
Scottish and northern English: variant of Small.English: habitational name from a lost place in eastern Sussex named Smeghel, from Old English smeagel ‘burrow’, or from Brooksmarle (now Broxmead) in Sussex (named with Old English brocc ‘badger’ + smeagel).

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

85,389 Historical Documents with Smail on Ancestry.com
17,249 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,237 Military Records
2,678 Immigration Records
15,941 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Smail Families

  • Number of Smail families
     67 - 131
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Smail families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Smail families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Smail census records

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Smail Family Origin

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Smail Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Smail

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Smail Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Smail census records

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Smail Civil War Service Records

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