Sexsmith Family History

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Sexsmith Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Nesmith, De Smith, Nessmith, Smith, Shoesmith, Seith, Naismith

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Sexsmith Family Origin

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Sexsmith Family Occupations

What did your Sexsmith ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sexsmith. 43% of Sexsmith men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Sexsmith women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sexsmith were Carpenter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Manager
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Domestic
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%

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

Sexsmith Historical Records

What Sexsmith family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sexsmith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sexsmith 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 582 immigration records available for the last name Sexsmith. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 408 military records available for the last name Sexsmith. For the veterans among your Sexsmith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sexsmith Life Expectancy

What is the average Sexsmith lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sexsmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sexsmith in 1960 was 60, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sexsmith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sexsmith 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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