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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 William means "resolute guardian" 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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|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (23 March 1769 ? 28 August 1839) was an English geologist, credited with creating the first nationwide geological map.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (born March 24, 1933) is an American character actor who has appeared in almost 300 feature films and television productions.|
|William Robertson Smith||Wiki Detail||William Robertson Smith (8 November, 1846 ? 31 March, 1894) was a Scottish orientalist, Old Testament scholar, professor of divinity, and minister of the Free Church of Scotland.|
|William Alexander Smith||Wiki Detail||Sir William Alexander Smith (October 27, 1854 - May 10, 1914), the founder of the Boys' Brigade, was born in Pennyland House, Thurso, Scotland.|
|William French Smith||Wiki Detail||William French Smith (August 26, 1917 ? October 29, 1990) was an American lawyer and the 74th Attorney General of the United States.|
|William Alden Smith||Wiki Detail||William Alden Smith (May 12, 1859 ? October 11, 1932) was a U.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (April 12, 1728 ? March 27, 1814) was an American politician and representative of the fourth congressional district of Maryland in the United States House of Representatives.|
|William Farrar Smith||Wiki Detail||William Farrar Smith (February 17, 1824 ? February 28, 1903), was a civil engineer, a member of the New York City police commission, and Union general in the American Civil War.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (also found as William B.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (born c.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (September 20, 1751 ? June 22, 1837) was a congressman, state senator and judge from South Carolina.|
|William Kennedy Smith||Wiki Detail||William Kennedy Smith (born September 4, 1960) is an American physician whose work focuses on landmines and the rehabilitation of people disabled by them.|
|William Wragg Smith||Wiki Detail||William Wragg Smith, b.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William "Deucem" Smith (1896?1947) was known as one of the most talented sheep shearers in the world.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||Very Revd.|
|William Osborne Smith||Wiki Detail||Lieutenant-Colonel William Osborne Smith (1833 ? May 11, 1887) served as the first Acting Commissioner of the North West Mounted Police, from September 25 to October 17, 1873.|
|William Russell Smith||Wiki Detail||William Russell Smith (March 27, 1815 ? February 26, 1896) was a prominent Alabama politician served in both the United States Congress and the Confederate Congress.|
|William Orlando Smith||Wiki Detail||William Orlando Smith (June 13, 1859 ? May 12, 1932) was a U.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Henry Smith (October 28 1957 ? March 8 2005) was executed by the state of Ohio for the rape and murder of 47-year-old Mary Virginia Bradford of Cincinnati, Ohio, that occurred on September 26, 1987.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (1838 ? January 12, 1902) was born in Ireland and was a Union Navy sailor during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at Cherbourg, France.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith was a private in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for gallantry in action at Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona Territory on October 20, 1869 during the Indian Wars.|
|William H. Smith||Wiki Detail||William H.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith (September 7, 1727 ? May 14, 1803) was the first provost of the University of Pennsylvania.|
|William S. Smith||Wiki Detail||William Stephens Smith (November 8, 1755 ? June 10, 1816) was a United States Representative from New York.|
|William Angie Smith||Wiki Detail||William Angie Smith (1894-1974) was a Bishop of The Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church, elected in 1944.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Smith was a first class cricketer who played 11 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1865 to 1897.|
|William Sooy Smith||Wiki Detail||William Sooy Smith (July 22, 1830 ? March 4, 1916) was a West Point graduate and career United States Army officer who rose through the ranks to become a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.|
|William Reardon Smith||Wiki Detail||Sir William Reardon Smith, 1st Baronet (7 August 1856 ? 23 December 1935) was a British shipowner.|
|William "Tangier" Smith||Wiki Detail||William "Tangier" Smith (February 2, 1655?February 18, 1705) was a mayor of Tangier, Morocco and an early settler of America who owned more than of Atlantic Ocean waterfront property in central Long Island in New York State, in what is called the Manor of St.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William Alexander Bremner Smith (22 July 1902 ? 21 December 1937) was a Scottish cricketer.|
|William Duncan Smith||Wiki Detail||William Duncan Smith (July 28, 1825 ? October 4, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican?American War, and a Confederate general during the American Civil War.|
|William E. Smith||Wiki Detail||William E.|
|William Francis Smith||Wiki Detail||William Francis Smith (February 24, 1904 ? February 26, 1968) was an American jurist who served on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.|
|William Arthur Smith||Wiki Detail||William Arthur Smith was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 19, 1918.|
|William "Smitty" Smith||Wiki Detail||Willian "Smitty" Smith was a keyboardist and session musician.|
|William Ruthven Smith||Wiki Detail||William Ruthven Smith (April 2, 1868?July 15, 1941) was a career United States Army officer who commanded the 36th Infantry Division during its deployment in France during World War I and later became Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.|
|William Smith||Wiki Detail||William S.|
Other names that sound a bit like Smith
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