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Smutny Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Smutný): nickname for a person with a gloomy disposition, from smutný ‘sad’.

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

Similar surnames: Muzny, Stasny, Smull, Muni, Matey, Muter, Duty, Kontny, Santry, Mutti

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Where is the Smutny family from?

You can see how Smutny families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Smutny family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Smutny families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Smutny families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Smutny's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Smutny families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Smutny surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Smutny ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Smutny. 39% of Smutny men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Smutny women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Smutny were Truck Driver and Comptometer Operator.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Office Clerk
  • Comptometer Operator
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What Smutny family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 967 census records available for the last name Smutny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smutny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 429 immigration records available for the last name Smutny. 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 Cards

There are 593 military records available for the last name Smutny. For the veterans among your Smutny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Smutny lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Smutny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Smutny in 1958 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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