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De Smidt Family History

De Smidt Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of De Smet.

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

Similar surnames: De Smith, De Smet, Smidt, De Wit, De Weerdt, Smit, De Witt, De Puydt

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Where is the De Smidt family from?

You can see how De Smidt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Smidt family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most De Smidt families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there was 1 De Smidt family living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded De Smidt's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of De Smidt families in 1880.
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What did your De Smidt ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your De Smidt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.


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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Smidt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Smidt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Smidt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Smidt. For the veterans among your De Smidt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Smidt lifespan?

Between 1985 and 2001, in the United States, De Smidt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for De Smidt in 1985 was 73, and 86 in 2001.

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