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What does Smithson mean?

Smithson Pronunciation of Smithson as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Smithson means "blacksmith". Smithson is an alternate form of Smith (Old English): occupational name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, blacksmith


VARIANT Smythson



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How popular is Smithson?

Smithson is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#4763 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Smith (#1354 LAST YEAR) is the only popular variation form of Smithson (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Smithson was favored by parents during 1880-1889 (#420) and is now much less popular (#1354, 56%). (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Adison, Alison, Alisson, Brighton, Briton, Britton, Crichton, Dickson, Dottson, Edison, Elison, Elisson, Emerson, Emilion, Ericson, Erikson, Esiason, Esiasson, Gibson, Gillson, Gilson, Jaimison, Jaison, Jamieson, Jamison, Jimson, Leighton, Litton, Nachson, Neillson (see Nelson), Nickson, Nilson, Nilsson, Pattison, Pierson, Rishon, Sampson, Samson, Sanson, Saphron, Saxton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seton, Sexton, Shimon, Shipton, Simeon, Simeron, Simon, Simonson, Simpson, Simyon, Sion, Smitty, Smyth, Smythe, Sothern, Southern, Stefon, Stephon, Stetson, Stettson, Stevon, Sutton, Swenson, Swinton, Swithin, Swithinn (see Swithin), Swithun, Triton, Vinson, Watson and Wilson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Smithson.

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