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Littledale Family History

Littledale Surname Meaning

from Little Dale in Pickering (NR Yorks) which is recorded as Liteldale in the 12th and 13th centuries. The place-name derives from Old English lȳtel ‘little’ or Old Scandinavian lítill ‘little’ + Old English dæl ‘valley’ or Old Scandinavian dalr ‘valley’.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Littlehale, Littlepage, Litteral, Little, Littlejohn, Littlewood

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Where is the Littledale family from?

You can see how Littledale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Littledale family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Littledale families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 9 Littledale families living in Illinois. This was about 90% of all the recorded Littledale's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Littledale families in 1880.
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What did your Littledale ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Littledale. 100% of Littledale men worked as a Private Means and 50% of Littledale women worked as a Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Private Means

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Littledale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littledale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 542 immigration records available for the last name Littledale. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 436 military records available for the last name Littledale. For the veterans among your Littledale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Littledale lifespan?

Between 1951 and 1994, in the United States, Littledale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Littledale in 1951 was 50, and 87 in 1994.

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