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Littler Family History

Littler Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Little Over in Cheshire where the placename derives from Old English ofer ‘ridge (especially one with a flat top and convex shoulder)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Little, Gittler, Littles, Mitter, Kittler, Sittler, Spittler, Ritzler

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Where is the Littler family from?

You can see how Littler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Littler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Littler families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 873 Littler families living in Lancashire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Littler's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Littler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Littler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Littler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Littler. 10% of Littler men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Littler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Littler were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Du. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    10%
  • Colliery Hewer
    5%
  • Bricklayer
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    2%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Littler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Littler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Littler. For the veterans among your Littler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Littler lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Littler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Littler in 1946 was 69, and 47 in 2004.

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