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What does Smitty mean?

Smitty Pronunciation of Smitty [smit-ty] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and Smitty means "blacksmith". Smitty is an alternate form of Smith (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, blacksmith.


2 different relations via Smith: Smyth and Smythe.

Creative forms:
(male) Smitro, Spity, ..

(female) Smitly, Smitma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Smitty Emanuel (S.E.), ..

How popular is Smitty?

Smitty is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#80502 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Smith (#1194 the previous year) is the only prominent alternative form of Smitty (outside Top 2000). This relation of Smitty was favored as a birth name in the 1880s (#420) and is now significantly less common. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Smith in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Smitty and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amitay, Beatty, Cristy, Dmitry, Matty, Natty, Patty, Saint, Scott, Scotto, Scotty, Signy, Sixto, Smedly (see Smedley), Smokey and Smoky. These names tend to be more frequently used than Smitty.

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