Smeby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Smiðabýr, from smiðr ‘smith’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Smeby Family Origin

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Smeby Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works In Flowring Mill

    25%

In 1880, the most common Smeby occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Smeby's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Smeby family was Works In Flowring Mill. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Smeby.

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Smeby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Smeby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Smeby in 1963 was 87, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smeby

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