Littau Family History

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Littau Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name from Littau ‘Lithuania’ (see Litwak). German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from a place so named in Moravia, or related to a Slavic personal name such as Litomir or Litoslaw, the first element being from Old Slavic ljutu ‘furious’, ‘wild’.

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

Similar surnames: Lettau, Littig, Litzau, Litt, Lintz, Lindau, Cetta, Lienau, Litton

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Littau Family Origin

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Littau Family Occupations

What did your Littau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Washwoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Littau. 40% of Littau men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Littau women worked as a Washwoman. Some less common occupations for Americans named Littau were Machinist and Tailoress

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Chauffeur
  • Labourer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Washwoman
  • Tailoress

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

Littau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Littau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Littau 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Littau. 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 206 military records available for the last name Littau. For the veterans among your Littau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Littau Life Expectancy

What is the average Littau lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Littau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Littau in 1964 was 68, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Littau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Littau 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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