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Smithee Family History

Smithee Name Meaning

English (Norfolk and Cambridgeshire): variant of Smithey . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Smithe, Smither, Smithey, Mitten, Smitley, Mitchel, Stithem, Smiley

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Where is the Smithee family from?

You can see how Smithee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Smithee family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Smithee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Smithee families living in Arkansas. This was about 75% of all the recorded Smithee's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Smithee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Smithee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Smithee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Smithee. 48% of Smithee men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Smithee women worked as a Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Smithee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smithee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 36 immigration records available for the last name Smithee. 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 Cards

There are 443 military records available for the last name Smithee. For the veterans among your Smithee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Smithee lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Smithee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Smithee in 1963 was 66, and 85 in 2004.

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