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Littlewood Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several minor places so called, mostly in West Yorkshire, Littlewood in Wooldale being a well-recorded instance. They are named with Old English l¯tel ‘small’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Littleford, Littleton, Littlehale, Gatewood, Hazelwood, Littlefield

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Littlewood Family Origin

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Littlewood Family Occupations

What did your Littlewood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Littlewood family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Dyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Littlewood. The most common Littlewood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Littlewood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Dyer

  • Keeping House


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Littlewood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 84,000 census records available for the last name Littlewood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littlewood 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Littlewood. 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 Littlewood. For the veterans among your Littlewood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Littlewood Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Littlewood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Littlewood in 1953 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Littlewood 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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