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All you have to know about the last name LITTLEJOHN

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LITTLEJOHN : This last name is indexed 29,327 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LITTLEJOHN : 1: Scottish and English: nickname from Middle English litel ‘little’ (Old English lȳtel) + the Middle English personal name John. The nickname may have been used ironically for a giant as with the outlaw character Little John in 17th-century tales and ballads of Robin Hood (though he is no giant in 15th-century texts).2: In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of French Petitjean.

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