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What does Smyth mean?

Smyth Pronunciation of Smyth [smyth] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Smyth means "blacksmith". Smyth is an alternate form of Smith (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, blacksmith.


Smyth has 1 variant: Smythe.

2 more different relations via Smith: Smitty and Smythson.

Creative forms:
(male) Samyth, Styth, ..

(female) Smysh, Smyta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Smyth Elvin (S.E.), ..

How popular is Smyth?

Smyth is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3522 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Smyth (outside Top 2000) is Smith (#1194 from current records). Other variants, like Smythson, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Smyth was at its most widespread a century ago and has become significantly reduced since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

A recommended name is Seth. This name tends to be more frequently used than Smyth.

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