Smyrl Name Meaning

Probably a Slavic or Americanized form of German Schmirl: from Middle High German smerl ‘gudgeon’ (a small freshwater fish), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or a seller of these fish. The gudgeon was considered gullible, so it may be a nickname for a gullible person. metonymic occupational name for a falconer, from Middle High German smire ‘falcon’.

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


Similar surnames: Smirl, Sperl, Smull, Shorb, Pearl, Savel, Serr, Soll, Small, Smock

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Smyrl Family Origin

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Smyrl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    33%

In 1881, the most common Smyrl occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Smyrl's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Smyrl.

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Smyrl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Smyrl in 1963 was 73, and 54 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smyrl

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