Smitha Family History

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Smitha Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from Smitha in Devon, which is named from Old English smiththe ‘smithy’. The surname, however, does not occur in current English records.

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


Similar surnames: Smith, Smithey, Stith, Smythe, Smither, Smithe, Mina, Motta, Sciara

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Smitha Family Origin

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Smitha Family Occupations

What did your Smitha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smitha family was Keeping House. The most common Smitha occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Smitha's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smitha.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Smitha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Smitha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smitha 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Smitha. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Smitha. For the veterans among your Smitha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smitha Life Expectancy

What is the average Smitha lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Smitha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Smitha in 1953 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smitha 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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