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Lytle Name Meaning

English Scottish and Irish (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Little .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lyttle, Lyle, Lyne, Litle, Little, Lynne, Lyles, Kyle, Antle, Yule

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Where is the Lytle family from?

You can see how Lytle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lytle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lytle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 56 Lytle families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Lytle's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lytle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lytle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lytle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lytle. 16% of Lytle men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Lytle women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lytle were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lytle. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Lytle. For the veterans among your Lytle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lytle lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lytle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lytle in 1940 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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