Litton Family History

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Litton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, as for example Litton Cheney in Dorset (named from Old English hl¯de ‘torrent’ (from hlud ‘loud’, ‘roaring’) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’), or Litton in Somerset (from Old English hlid ‘slope’ or ‘gate’ + tun), Derbyshire and North Yorkshire (both probably from Old English hlið ‘slope’ + tun).

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


Similar surnames: Lutton, Linton, Ditton, Liston, Mitton, Lipton, Lifton, Fitton

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Litton Family Origin

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Litton Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Litton family was Plasterer. The most common Litton occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Litton's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Annuitant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Litton.

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Plasterer

    4%

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Litton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Litton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Litton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Litton. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Litton. For the veterans among your Litton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Litton Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Litton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Litton in 1944 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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