Smock Family History

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Smock Name Meaning

English: from Middle English smoc, smok ‘smock’, ‘shift’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold such garments, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore a smock (the usual everyday working garment of a peasant).

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

Similar surnames: Stock, Shock, Mock, Spock, Nock, Sock, Monk, Rock, Speck, Snook

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Smock Family Origin

Where is the Smock family from?

Smock Family Occupations

What did your Smock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Smock family was Farm Laborer. The most common Smock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Smock's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smock.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Smock Historical Records

What Smock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Smock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smock 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 860 immigration records available for the last name Smock. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Smock. For the veterans among your Smock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smock Life Expectancy

What is the average Smock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Smock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Smock in 1942 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smock 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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