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TypeSurname (from occupation)
UsageGerman
PronouncedPron.SHMIT
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Meaning & History

Occupational name derived from Middle High German smit "smith, metalworker", a cognate of SMITH.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSmeets, Smets, Smit, Smits Dutch Smith, Smythe English De Smet Flemish
Entry updated July 2, 2017