Doolittle Family History

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Doolittle Name Meaning

English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English do ‘do’ + little ‘little’.

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


Similar surnames: Little, Spittle, Litle, Littles, Pollitt, Littler, Lyttle, Delisle

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Doolittle Family Origin

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Doolittle Family Occupations

What did your Doolittle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Doolittle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Doolittle's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doolittle. A less common occupation for the Doolittle family was Farmer Son.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer Son

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Doolittle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Doolittle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Doolittle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doolittle 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 Doolittle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Doolittle. For the veterans among your Doolittle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doolittle Life Expectancy

What is the average Doolittle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Doolittle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Doolittle in 1943 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doolittle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doolittle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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