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Little Name Meaning

English: nickname for a small man, or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English l¯tel, originally a diminutive of l¯t (see Light 3). Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ (see Begin). Translation of French Petit and Lepetit; also used as an English form of names such as Jean-Petit ‘little John’. Translation of any of various other European name meaning ‘little’.

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


Similar surnames: Littler, Tuttle, Litle, Spittle, Littles, Lyttle, Lile, Kettle, Litt

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Little Family Origin

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Little Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, the most common Little occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Little's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Little. A less common occupation for the Little family was Coal Miner.

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Little Historical Records

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Little Life Expectancy

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