The last name Whitesmith has an interesting history in Europe dating back to the middle ages. Whitesmith is a early British occupational last name. Records dating back to 1411 suggest there was a contingency of Whitesmith's in the county of Suffolk. In the sixteenth century a considerable group of travellers known as Whitesmith's migrated to the British colonies in Australia.
Whitesmith is currently at number 2033 of the UK's most popular names. There are approximately 33951 with the name Whitesmith living in Europe. Leicestershire currently holds the largest density of families with the last name Whitesmith. A late 20th century Whitesmith was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly escorted him out of no less than 6 watering holes in a single evening.
Previous generations of Whitesmith's have been spoken of as a kind bunch. The surname is historically linked with Neptune, causing Whitesmiths to often be elusive and knowledgable. They partake new activities reguarly but lack application, constantly needing new interests. Moving from one interest to another as apparently purposelessly as a bumble bee buzzing around. To them the world is a play ground which must always be full of fresh ideas and continuous enjoyment. 121
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