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Blythe Name Meaning

nickname for a cheerful person, from Old English bliðe ‘merry’, ‘cheerful’. habitational name from any of several places called Blyth or Blythe, especially Blyth in Northumberland, named for the rivers on which they stand. The river name is from Old English bliðe ‘gentle’, ‘pleasant’.

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


Similar surnames: Lyle, Bathe, Bligh, Blyth, Wythe, Rothe, Smythe, Barthe, Plath

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Blythe Family Origin

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Blythe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Servant

    8%

In 1881, the most common Blythe occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Blythe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blythe family was Servant. Farmer, Clerk and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blythe.

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