Pete Smith in the US

  1. #45,726 Ming Liu
  2. #45,727 Nathan Evans
  3. #45,728 Orlando Diaz
  4. #45,729 Patricia Hampton
  5. #45,730 Pete Smith
  6. #45,731 Ramona Brown
  7. #45,732 Raymond Wells
  8. #45,733 Robert Boggs
  9. #45,734 Robert Langley
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Meaning & Origins

Short form of Peter.
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English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988).
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