Smetana Family History
Smetana Surname History
Smetana family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Smetana family researchers. The Smetana family is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Smetana has spread, it has changed making its origin a challenge to uncover. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Smetana surname, Smetana origins, and records of people with the Smetana name.
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The evolution of Smetana begins with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down that long ago.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Smetana name may have changed with them. Smetana family members have migrated around different countries all throughout history. It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Smetana country of origin
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The nationality of Smetana is often difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Smetana may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Smetana
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The meaning of Smetana come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Smetana originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
- Andrew Smetana 1932 - 1998
- Andrew Smetana 1906 - 1966
- Mary Smetana 1892 - 1967
- John J Smetana 1928 - 2009
- George P Smetana 1910 - 1990
- Rose C Smetana 1904 - 1987
- Leopold Smetana 1877 - 1966
- Mary Smetana 1907 - 1984
- Anna Smetana 1906 - 1987
- Alexander Smetana 1909 - 1970
- Mary Smetana 1916 - 2003
- John Smetana 1904 - 1960
- William J Smetana 1928 - 2010
- Helen Smetana 1907 - 1990
- Margaret Smetana 1914 - 1990
- Rose Smetana 1924 - 1976
- Frank A Smetana 1939 - 2003
- Frank Smetana 1915 - 1972
- Judith A Smetana 1941 - 1996
- Lucinda Smetana
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Famous people named Smetana
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Smetana
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Smetana. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Smetana family
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Smetana spelling variations
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Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Smetana family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Smetana vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Smetana were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Smetana.