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Smythe Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a forge, or a metonymic occupational name for someone employed at a one, from Middle English smithe, smythy ‘smithy’. variant of Smith.

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


Similar surnames: Smithey, Smithe, Smith, Wythe, Smither, Smyth, Sayne, Slate, Blythe

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Smythe Family Origin

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Smythe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Lawyer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smythe family was Lawyer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smythe. The most common Smythe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Smythe's were Farmers.

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Smythe Life Expectancy

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