What does Smith mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Smith, Ian Smith, Ian Douglas Smith(noun)

    Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)

  2. Smith, David Smith, David Roland Smith(noun)

    United States sculptor (1906-1965)

  3. Smith, Kate Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth Smith(noun)

    United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)

  4. Smith, Julia Evelina Smith(noun)

    United States suffragist who refused to pay taxes until she could vote (1792-1886)

  5. Smith, Bessie Smith(noun)

    United States blues singer (1894-1937)

  6. Smith, Joseph Smith(noun)

    religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)

  7. Smith, John Smith, Captain John Smith(noun)

    English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)

  8. Smith, Adam Smith(noun)

    Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)

  9. smith(noun)

    someone who works at something specified

  10. smith, metalworker(noun)

    someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)

Wiktionary

  1. Smith(ProperNoun)

    An English surname (the most common in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand).

    Etymology: smiþ, from smiþaz. Cognate with Dutch smid, German Schmied, Swedish/Norwegian smed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smith(noun)

    one who forges with the hammer; one who works in metals; as, a blacksmith, goldsmith, silversmith, and the like

    Etymology: [AS. smiian. See Smith, n.]

  2. Smith(noun)

    one who makes or effects anything

    Etymology: [AS. smiian. See Smith, n.]

  3. Smith(noun)

    to beat into shape; to forge

    Etymology: [AS. smiian. See Smith, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Smith

    smith, n. one who forges with the hammer: a worker in metals: one who makes anything.—ns. Smith′ery, the workshop of a smith: work done by a smith—also Smith′ing; Smith′y, the workshop of a smith; Smith′y-coal, a kind of small coal much used by smiths. [A.S. smith; Ger. schmied.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Smith' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1283

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Smith' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2384

How to pronounce Smith?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Smith in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Smith in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Smith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Smith in a Sentence

  1. Dylan Laughrey:

    If Margaret Lorrain Smith was here right now, I would -- I'd probably ask her, 'Why? Why me?'.

  2. Catherine Pugh:

    Like everyone in our city, state and across this nation, we mourned the senseless killing of Jacquelyn Smith. To now learn that family members staged this brutal killing is beyond belief and represents a double tragedy, they were responsible for taking Jacquelyn's life with unconscionable cruelty and contrived to do so in our city under the guise of random violence, exploiting the legitimate fears of our residents.

  3. Mike Smith:

    Mark Scheifele and Neal Pionk scored for The Jets. Winnipeg’s Connor Hellebuyck stopped 27 of 30 shots. Mike Smith had 33 saves for Edmonton. ?( The Jets are) a good team. I mean, hats off to them, there’s some real good players over there and they’re going to create chances. Obviously you’re just trying to make saves at important times in the game when it’s close and we were able to get on the board early tonight and get them chasing. That always helps.

  4. Mike Espy:

    Cindy Hyde-Smith in 2018 openly laughs about public hangings and makes statements supporting voter suppression.

  5. Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith:

    From my experience, groups like The New Black Panther Party are smart, they point their guns in the air and don’t look Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith in the eye and say ‘ I ’m going to kill Waller County Sheriff Glen Smith, ’ but say ‘ pigs in blanket, ’ or ‘ need to fry some bacon. ’.

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  • Donovan Scott Snr
    Your discription of Ian Douglas Smith is totally incorrect. He was a whit colonial ruler of Rhodesia that declared UDInfrom Great Britain. Had nothing to do with Zimbabwe
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