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Origins of the Letton surname

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About the Lettons

We have a total number of 1578 records for people with the last name Letton.

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Where do most Lettons live?

In 1921, most Lettons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lettons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,400 records for the Letton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Lettons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Letton first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lettons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lettons in 1921


General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant


House Keeper


Lace Maker


Common Male occupations for Lettons in 1921


General Labourer


Able Seaman




House Painter


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