Smillie Family History

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Smillie Name Meaning

variant of Smiley. from a derivative of Middle English smil, smel ‘odor’, hence a nickname for someone notorious for giving off a smell that was obnoxious even by medieval standards, or for someone who made great use of perfumes and pomanders to counteract this trait.

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


Similar surnames: Smilie, Saile, Spille, Stiller, Lillie, Stille, Millis, Willie

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Smillie Family Origin

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Smillie Family Occupations

What did your Smillie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smillie family was Confectioner. The most common Smillie occupation in the USA was Bank Note Co.. 10% of Smillie's were Bank Note Co.s. Bank Note Co., Bank Note Engraver and Commision were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smillie.

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  • Bank Note Co.

    10%
  • Bank Note Engraver

    10%
  • Commision

    10%
  • Confectioner

    10%

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

Smillie Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Smillie. 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 Card

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

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Smillie Life Expectancy

What is the average Smillie lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Smillie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Smillie in 1946 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smillie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smillie ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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