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LITTLE - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname LITTLE

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Definition: A descriptive surname often bestowed on someone who was of short or petite stature, the LITTLE surname comes from the Old English "lytel," meaning little. KLEIN is the German variant of this surname.

Surname Origin: English

Alternate Surname Spellings: LITTLE, LITEL, LITTELL, LITTLE, LYTEL, LYTELL, LYTTELLE, LITTELLE, LYTLE, LYTTLE

More Resources for the Surname LITTLE :

Little-Klein-Cline-Kline Y-Chromosome Project
DNA project aims to sort out the relationships and various family lines for individuals with the surname Little, Klein, Cline or Kline.

Surname Finder - LITTLE Genealogy & Family Resources
Find links to free and commercial resources for the Little surname.

LITTLE Surname & Family Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Little surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

LITTLE Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of LITTLE ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - LITTLE Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the LITTLE surname.

German Genealogy
Research your German family tree with the help of these German genealogical societies, records, surname lists, archives and libraries, and Germany genealogy research guides.

Cousin Connect - LITTLE Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname LITTLE, and sign up for free notification when new Little queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - LITTLE Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name LITTLE.

MyCinnamonToast.com - LITTLE Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the LITTLE surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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