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Smilowitz Family History

Smilowitz Name Meaning
respelling of Shmilovich (from Ukraine) or Szmilowicz (from Poland), patronymics from the Yiddish personal name Shmil, Hebrew Shemuel (see Samuel).habitational name for someone from Smilovichi, in Belarus.

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

4,274 Historical Documents with Smilowitz on Ancestry.com
1,135 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
275 Military Records
630 Immigration Records
1,553 Census and Voter Lists
681 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Smilowitz Families

  • Number of Smilowitz families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Smilowitz Family Origin

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Smilowitz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Smilowitz

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Smilowitz Family Occupations

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