Smoot (disambiguation)

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A smoot is a jocular unit of measurement equal to 5 feet, 7 inches.

Smoot or Smoots may also refer to:



  • Abraham O. Smoot (1815–1895), mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, US
  • Dan Smoot (1913–2003), FBI agent and conservative political activist
  • Fred Smoot (born 1979), American football player
  • George Smoot (born 1945), astrophysics scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Nobel prize laureate in Physics, 2006
  • Julianna Smoot, political fundraiser for the Democratic Party
  • L. Douglas Smoot (born 1934), American chemical engineer
  • Oliver R. Smoot (born 1940), former head of ISO and ANSI, for whom the unit was named
  • Reed Smoot (1862–1941), Senator from Utah, sponsor of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff and son of Abraham O. Smoot
  • Reed Smoot (cinematographer), a United States cinematographer