Smith births between 1864 and 1913

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Surname Dictionary

Smith Very numerous: all areas: particularly Leath Chuinn (northern half). Ir. Mac Gabhann, which is linked to Cavan. See Mac Gowan and Smyth.
Smythe Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster and Midlands. Ir. Mac Gabhann, Mac an Ghabhann (son of the smith). The Irish name was widespread and generally changed to Smith/Smyth. Branches in Clare and Tipperary were traditional historians. Many are also of Scottish or English origin in Ulster. See also Mac Gowan. SGG & IF.

Districts where Smith and a second surname are found together


Districts and births

Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Smyth: 16304
  • Smythe: 182
  • Smith: 27665
  • Smithe: 12

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