English occupational name

Smith Origin and Meaning

The name Smith is a boy's name of English origin meaning "blacksmith".

Even if it is the Number one surname in the U.S.--with more than 2.5 million bearers--we still think that Smith would make a cool first or middle name, whether or not it has family history.

Though Smith was in fairly regular use until the 1920s--reaching as high as Number 326 in 1885--it would make a totally distinctive, sophisticated choice today.

# 971 in the US

Smith Rank in US Top 1000

# 1298 on Nameberry

Smith Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Smith Popularity

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Famous People Named Smith

  • Smith Van Burenyoungest son of U.S. President Martin Van Buren
  • Smith ChoAmerican actress
  • Matt SmithEnglish actor
  • Smith VandersDutch female model

Smith in Pop Culture

  • Smith Jerrodcharacter on TV's "Sex and the City" (renamed by Samantha from his former name Jerry Jerrod)
  • Smith Vancecharacter in After book series by Anna Todd
  • Smith Keencharacter from book and movie "The Pelican Brief"
  • The SmithsBritish band
  • Smith Pricecharacter in Royals book series by Geneva Lee

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