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Letterman Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a short person, from Middle Dutch luttel, littel, lettel ‘small’. German (Lettermann): elaborated form of Lett 2. German (Lettermann): habitational name for someone from Letter, near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Ketterman, Kitterman, Batterman, Leiterman, Lederman, Peterman

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Letterman Family Origin

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Letterman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Machinist

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Letterman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Letterman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Letterman family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Letterman.

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Letterman Historical Records

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Letterman Life Expectancy

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