Smits Family History

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Smits Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Smit.

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


Similar surnames: Smit, Smet, Swets, Suits, Seils, Smidt, Mis, Mitts, Waits, Smoots

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Smits Family Origin

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Smits Family Occupations

What did your Smits ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Smits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Smits's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smits family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smits.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Broom Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Smits Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smits. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smits 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 Smits. 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 Smits. For the veterans among your Smits ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smits Life Expectancy

What is the average Smits lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Smits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Smits in 1961 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smits

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smits 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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