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Arrowsmith Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of iron arrowheads, from Old English arwe ‘arrow’ + smi{dh} ‘smith’.

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


Similar surnames: Shoesmith, Smith, Goldsmith, Nesmith, Arrow, Blacksmith, Highsmith

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Arrowsmith Family Origin

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Arrowsmith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Miller

    3%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arrowsmith. The most common Arrowsmith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Arrowsmith's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Arrowsmith family was Retired Farmer.

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Arrowsmith Life Expectancy

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