Letts Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Lett 1. Americanized spelling of German Letz.

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


Similar surnames: Betts, Lutts, Lotts, Metts, Lett, Getts, Catts, Lents, Botts, Clutts

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Letts Family Origin

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Letts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Boatman

    3%

In 1880, the most common Letts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Letts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Letts family was Boatman. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Letts.

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Letts Historical Records

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Letts Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Letts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Letts in 1947 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Letts

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