Littlefield Family History

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Littlefield Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Littlefield, for example in Surrey and Berkshire, from Old English l¯tel ‘little’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Littleford, Litchfield, Butterfield, Whitefield, Hatfield, Littlewood

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Littlefield Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Littlefield name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Littlefield. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    4%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Littlefield Family Origin

Where is the Littlefield family from?

Littlefield Family Occupations

What did your Littlefield ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Littlefield Historical Records

What Littlefield family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 71,000 census records available for the last name Littlefield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littlefield 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Littlefield. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Littlefield. For the veterans among your Littlefield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Littlefield Life Expectancy

What is the average Littlefield lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Littlefield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Littlefield in 1942 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Littlefield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Littlefield 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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