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Littlejohn Family History

Littlejohn Name Meaning
Scottish and English: distinguishing epithet for the smallest of two or more bearers of the common personal name John. Compare Meiklejohn. In some cases the nickname may have been bestowed on a large man, irrespective of his actual personal name, in allusion to the character in the Robin Hood legend, whose nickname was of ironic application.Translation of French Jeanpetit.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

329,900 Historical Documents with Littlejohn on Ancestry.com
68,475 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,219 Military Records
6,133 Immigration Records
60,366 Census and Voter Lists
185,707 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Littlejohn Families

  • Number of Littlejohn families
     140 - 277
     47 - 139
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Littlejohn families
     87 - 172
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Littlejohn families
     135 - 268
     46 - 134
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Littlejohn Family Origin

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Littlejohn Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Littlejohn

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Littlejohn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Littlejohn Civil War Service Records

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