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|Rate in 2021||2932|
|Name origin||🌍 English|
The name Smith is an occupational surname common in English-speaking countries, originated from the Old English term 'smitan,' meaning 'to strike.' Therefore, Smith refers to a labourer who works with metal, a "tradesman" or "craftsman," more specifically a blacksmith or metalsmith.
The name Smith comes from the Old English term 'smitan,' and has been used as a surname for centuries. It is the most common surname in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Ireland. It transcended from an occupational name to a first name, gaining popularity due to notable bearers.
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