Smail Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Small. English: habitational name from a lost place in eastern Sussex named Smeghel, from Old English smeagel ‘burrow’, or from Brooksmarle (now Broxmead) in Sussex (named with Old English brocc ‘badger’ + smeagel).

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


Similar surnames: Swain, Main, Ismail, Stair, Fail, Trail, Smart, Nail, Stain, Bail

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Smail Family Origin

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Smail Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Going To School

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1881, the most common Smail occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Smail's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smail family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Cultivateur and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smail.

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Smail Historical Records

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Smail Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Smail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Smail in 1947 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smail

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