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Smith Families of Jamaica

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The Smith families of Jamaica are very diverse group. We will discuss the origins of these families. This project is to research and find out more about the Smith and other related families originating in Jamaica, West Indies.

The early migration of the Smith families started with...


Marjorie mentioned that she thinks that her Smith surname came from the Haddad family of Lebanon. Smith is the translation of Haddad. When they came to Jamaica, some of the Haddad's had changed their name to Smith to blend into the Jamaican society.

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