Where does the surname Smitherman come from?
I know a Puerto Rican by the surname of Smitherman, I see the Smith there, but where does this come from?_______________________________________________________
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Smitherman English (Kent): occupational name for someone who assisted a blacksmith, from Middle English smithiere ‘blacksmith’ and man.
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Thanks! Helpful.
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