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Littlejohn Name Meaning

Scottish and English: distinguishing epithet for the smallest of two or more bearers of the common personal name John. Compare Meiklejohn. In some cases the nickname may have been bestowed on a large man, irrespective of his actual personal name, in allusion to the character in the Robin Hood legend, whose nickname was of ironic application. Translation of French Jeanpetit.

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


Similar surnames: Pettyjohn, Little, Meiklejohn, Littler, Linton, Milleson, Littleford

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Littlejohn Family Origin

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Littlejohn Family Occupations

What did your Littlejohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Littlejohn family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Littlejohn. The most common Littlejohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Littlejohn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Littlejohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Littlejohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Littlejohn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Littlejohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Littlejohn in 1944 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Littlejohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Littlejohn 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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