Smitten History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Smitten family

The surname Smitten was first found in Midlothian at Smytheton, now named Smeaton [1] or in the North Riding of Yorkshire at either Great Smeaton, Kirk Smeaton or Little Smeaton. [2]

Early History of the Smitten family

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Smitten Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Smeaton, Smeeton, Smitten, Smitton, Smeton, Smithton and many more.

Early Notables of the Smitten family (pre 1700)

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United States Smitten migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Smitten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • William Smitten, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [3]
  • Adam Smitten, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752-1753 [3]
  • Martin Smitten, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752-1753 [3]
  • Adam and Martin Smitten, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754

Bismarck
  • Leo in der Smitten (1920-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [4]


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Lower, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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