Smethurst Family History

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Smethurst Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a minor place near Manchester, so named from Old English smeðe ‘smooth’ + hyrst ‘(wooded) hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Dewhurst, Akehurst, Fairhurst, Bathurst, Hayhurst, Whitehurst

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Smethurst Family Origin

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Smethurst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%
  • Commission Merchant

    5%

In 1880, the most common Smethurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Smethurst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smethurst family was Commission Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smethurst.

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Smethurst Historical Records

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Smethurst Life Expectancy

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