Smithey Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Smithey Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a smithy, from Middle English smithe, smythy ‘smithy’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Smitha in Devon. It could also be a metonymic occupational name for the smith himself.

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


Similar surnames: Smither, Smythe, Smitley, Smitha, Smith, Withey, Seither, Mitter

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Smithey Family Origin

Where is the Smithey family from?

SHOW MORE

Smithey Family Occupations

What did your Smithey ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Smithey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smithey. The most common Smithey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Smithey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smithey family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Smithey | Data not to scale

Smithey Historical Records

What Smithey family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Smithey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Smithey

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Smithey Life Expectancy

What is the average Smithey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smithey 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Smithey Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name