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Nesmith Name Meaning

Scottish and English: occupational name for a maker of knives or of nails, from Middle English knyf ‘knife’ or nayl ‘nail’ + smith (see Smith).

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


Similar surnames: Smith, Nesbitt, Shoesmith, Nessmith, Weith, Smitha, Nesbit, Fesmire

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Nesmith Family Origin

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Nesmith Family Occupations

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  • Accountant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Nesmith occupation in Canada was Accountant. 100% of Nesmith's were Accountants.

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Nesmith Historical Records

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Nesmith Life Expectancy

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