Littell Family History

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Littell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Little.

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

Similar surnames: Littel, Kittell, Littrell, Litten, Kettell, Littrel, Cattell

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Littell Family Origin

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Littell Family Occupations

What did your Littell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Littell. 15% of Littell men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Littell women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Littell were Manager and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Littell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Littell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Littell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Littell. For the veterans among your Littell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Littell Life Expectancy

What is the average Littell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Littell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Littell in 1954 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Littell 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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