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Litrell Family History

Litrell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Littell, Littrell, Lindell, Luttrell, Liddell, Dibrell, Futrell

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Where is the Litrell family from?

You can see how Litrell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Litrell family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Litrell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Litrell families living in Tennessee. This was about 57% of all the recorded Litrell's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Litrell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Litrell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Litrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Litrell. 50% of Litrell men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    50%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Doffer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 826 census records available for the last name Litrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Litrell 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Litrell. 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 161 military records available for the last name Litrell. For the veterans among your Litrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Litrell lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Litrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Litrell in 1973 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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