Nesmith Family History
Nesmith Name Meaning
English and Scottish (Glasgow): occupational name for a maker of knives from Middle English knif-smith ‘knife-smith cutler’ (Old English cnīf + smith). English: alternatively an occupational name connected with wheel making from Middle English nave-smith ‘nave-smith’ (Old English nafu nafa ‘nave the central part of a wheel’ + smith).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press