What does Smyth mean?
Smyth /smyth/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Smyth means "blacksmith". Smyth is an alternate form, with the suffix -yth, of Smith (Old English): occupational name.
Smyth has 1 variant: Smythe.
Smyth has 2 more different relations via Smith: Smitty and Smythson.Kreatif forms: Sesmyth, Smythhi, Smythse. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Smyth and related names. The only prominent varying form of Smyth (outside Top 1000) is Smith. Other variants, like Smythson, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Smyth was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.58%) and has become significantly lower since, with Smith becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)