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Smiley Family History

Smiley Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: of uncertain origin; probably a variant spelling of Smillie, but perhaps a habitational name, a variant of Smalley, or a nickname from Middle English smile ‘smile’, ‘grin’.

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

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92,710 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,257 Military Records
5,036 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Smiley Families

  • Number of Smiley families
     165 - 327
     56 - 164
     1 - 55
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Smiley families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Smiley families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Smiley Family Origin

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Smiley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Smiley

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Smiley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Smiley census records

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Smiley Civil War Service Records

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