Smit Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Smet. Americanized form of German Schmidt. Slovenian (Šmit): variant spelling of German Schmidt.

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

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Smit Family Origin

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Smit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Pawn Broker

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smit family was Laborer. The most common Smit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Smit's were Farmers. Farmer, Pawn Broker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smit.

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Smit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Smit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Smit in 1945 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smit

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