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Litty Surname Meaning

German: from a pet form of the ancient Germanic personal name Liuto a short form of any of various names beginning with liud ‘people tribe’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

Similar surnames: Litt, Ditty, Litke, Ritt, Latty, Lett, Kitto, Witt, Lotto, Hilty

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Where is the Litty family from?

You can see how Litty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Litty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Litty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Litty families living in Hampshire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Litty's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Litty families in 1891.
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What did your Litty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Litty. 26% of Litty men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Litty women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Litty were Mechanic and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Waitress
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Litty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Litty 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Litty. 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 Cards

There are 505 military records available for the last name Litty. For the veterans among your Litty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Litty lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Litty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Litty in 1951 was 39, and 85 in 2004.

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