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Nesmith Name Meaning

Scottish and English: occupational name for a maker of knives or of nails, from Middle English knyf ‘knife’ or nayl ‘nail’ + smith (see Smith).

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


Similar surnames: Smith, Nesbitt, Shoesmith, Nessmith, Weith, Smitha, Nesbit, Fesmire

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Nesmith Family Origin

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Nesmith Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nesmith family was Keeping House. The most common Nesmith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Nesmith's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nesmith.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Nesmith Historical Records

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Nesmith Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Nesmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nesmith in 1946 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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