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Smithers Family History

Smithers Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Smither.

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

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59,720 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,167 Military Records
5,412 Immigration Records
62,158 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Smithers Families

  • Number of Smithers families
     52 - 102
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Smithers families
     241 - 479
     81 - 240
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Smithers families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Smithers Family Origin

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Smithers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Smithers

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Smithers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Smithers census records

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Smithers Civil War Service Records

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