Little Family History
Little Surname History
This page is the home for a detailed history of the Little family name, Little origins, and history of people with the Little name. Little family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Little family members. The last name Little is an old family line that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Little has spread, it has evolved making its etymology difficult to piece together.
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The evolution of Little starts with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Little name may have changed with them. Little ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history.
Little country of origin
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The nationality of Little can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Little may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Little
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The meaning of Little come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Little originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- Pleas Little 1911 - 1981
- Marion R Little 1923 - 1994
- Georgia Little 1904 - 1988
- Mary Little 1913 - 1976
- Jerry W Little 1968 - 2008
- Lila H Little 1915 - 1999
- Raybourne Little 1908 - 1987
- James Little 1893 - 1973
- Shannon Little 1990 - 2007
- Brown Little 1906 - 1983
- Roy Little 1881 - 1963
- Smithey L Little 1914 - 2007
- Mary E Little 1919 - 2008
- Maude Little 1891 - 1971
- Onilda L Little 1920 - 1998
- Viola Little 1908 - 1987
- Lonnie Little 1901 - 1993
- Ethel Little 1903 - 1973
- Martin Little 1913 - 1966
- James Little 1893 - 1973
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Famous people named Little
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Little
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Little. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Little family
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Little spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Little were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Little. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Little name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Little transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over generations.