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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 422845 people with the Smith surname? In that year Smith was ranked number 1 for popularity in the UK.
The name Bob means "Form of ROBERT - Bright fame" and is of German origin.
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Did you know that there are currently 514897 people with the Smith surname in the UK? Smith is now ranked number 1 for popularity in the UK.
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Did you know that there are currently 3056476 people with the Smith surname in the USA? Smith is ranked number 1 for popularity in the USA.
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|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert Holbrook Smith (August 8 1879 ? November 16 1950) was an American physician and surgeon who co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous with Bill Wilson, more commonly known as Bill W.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert "Bobby" Smith (born February 12, 1958 in North Sydney, Nova Scotia) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the Montreal Canadiens and Minnesota North Stars in the National Hockey League.|
|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||Bob Smith (born March 25, 1947) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey State Senate since 2002, where he represents the 17th Legislative District.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert Eugene Smith (born May 10, 1974 in Oakland, California) was an infielder for the Major League Baseball Tampa Bay Devil Rays.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert William (Bobby) Smith (born 14 March 1944 in Prestbury, Cheshire) is an English former professional footballer and football manager.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert "Bobby" Smith (born March 29, 1951) is a retired U.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert Lee Smith (born July 5, 1938 in Plain Dealing, Louisiana) is a former American football safety National Football League.|
|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||James Robert "Bob" Smith (August 20, 1925 ? March 1, 2002) was an American football defensive back and halfback in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions.|
|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert Eldridge Smith (April 22, 1895 in Rogersville, Tennessee - July 19, 1987 in Waycross, Georgia), was a Major League Baseball player.|
|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||Bob Smith is a game programmer and one of the founders of Imagic, who wrote several notable titles for the Atari 2600.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert "Bobby" Smith (sometimes spelled Bobbie; born April 10, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American R&B singer, noted as the principal lead singer of the soul vocal group, The Spinners, also known as the Detroit Spinners or the Motown Spinners.|
|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert Walkup Smith (May 13, 1927 in Clarence, Missouri - June 23, 2003 in Clarence, Missouri), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from -.|
|Bobby Gene Smith||Wiki Detail||Bobby Gene Smith (May 28, 1934 in Hood River, Oregon), is a retired professional baseball player who played outfielder in the Major Leagues from -.|
|Bob Smith||Wiki Detail||Bob Smith is an American comedian and author.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Bobby Smith (born 21 December 1953 in Dalkeith) is a Scottish former association football player, who played most prominently for Hibernian and Leicester City.|
|Bobby Smith||Wiki Detail||Robert (Bobby) Smith (born 1870 in Stoke-on-Trent) was a professional footballer, who played one game in the Football League for Stoke.|
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