Littlejohn Family History
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Littlejohn Name Meaning
Scottish and English: distinguishing epithet for the smallest of two or more bearers of the common personal name John. Compare Meiklejohn. In some cases the nickname may have been bestowed on a large man, irrespective of his actual personal name, in allusion to the character in the Robin Hood legend, whose nickname was of ironic application. Translation of French Jeanpetit.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pettyjohn, Little, Meiklejohn, Littler, Linton, Milleson, Littleford