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Boy Name: Smith

Name: Smith
Pronunciation: \s-mi-th\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: blacksmith
Origin: English
Variant forms: Smithson, Smitty, Smyth, Smythe, Smythson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1


Smith \s-mi-th\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Smith is "blacksmith". Occupational name. and surname. Economist Adam Smith; Mormon leader Joseph Smith; Smithsonian founder James Smithson.

Smith has 5 variant forms: Smithson, Smitty, Smyth, Smythe and Smythson.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Smith.


Smith is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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