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Letter Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Setter, Netter, Retter, Satter, Petter, Latter, Better, Lewter

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Letter Family Origin

Where is the Letter family from?

Letter Family Occupations

What did your Letter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Letter family was Laborer. The most common Letter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Letter's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Letter.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Letter Historical Records

What Letter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Letter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Letter 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 Letter. 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 Letter. For the veterans among your Letter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Letter Life Expectancy

What is the average Letter lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Letter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Letter in 1960 was 59, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Letter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Letter 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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