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Lettau Name Meaning

Northeastern German: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia (Slavic Lettow) or from Lettow in Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Littau, Litzau, Cetta, Lietzau, Latta, Litton, Levay, Lettow, Motta

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Lettau Family Origin

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Lettau Family Occupations

What did your Lettau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Musician and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lettau. A less common occupation for the Lettau family was Works In Shoe Factory. The most common Lettau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lettau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Musician

    25%
  • Sailor

    25%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lettau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lettau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lettau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lettau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lettau. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lettau. For the veterans among your Lettau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lettau Life Expectancy

What is the average Lettau lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lettau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lettau in 1961 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lettau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lettau ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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