History of your Surname
Get access to Littlehale family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Littlehale Family History

Littlehale Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from Little Hales in Sheriffhales (Shropshire). The placename derives from Middle English litel ‘little’ + an earlier placename Hales itself from Old English halas plural of halh ‘nook corner of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Littleford, Littlewood, Littlepage, Littleton, Littlefield, Little

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Littlehale family from?

You can see how Littlehale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Littlehale family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Littlehale families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Littlehale families living in Lancashire. This was about 30% of all the recorded Littlehale's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Littlehale families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Littlehale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Littlehale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Littlehale. 25% of Littlehale men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Littlehale women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Littlehale were Salesman and Home Manager. .

View Census Data for Littlehale | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Proprietor
  • Waitress
  • Home Manager
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Littlehale family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Littlehale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littlehale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Littlehale

Passenger Lists

There are 137 immigration records available for the last name Littlehale. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Littlehale immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 502 military records available for the last name Littlehale. For the veterans among your Littlehale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Littlehale military records

You've only scratched the surface of Littlehale family history

Discover More

What is the average Littlehale lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Littlehale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Littlehale in 1956 was 56, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Littlehale

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Littlehale family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Littlehale last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial