When Robert Little was born on 11 December 1848, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Little, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Falconer, was 33. He married Flora Belle Morrison on 20 December 1883, in Stark, Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in West Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 70 years. He died on 8 October 1924, in Alliance, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Minerva, Paris Township, Stark, Ohio, United States.
English: nickname for a small man (if not ironic), or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel (see Light 3).
Irish: translation into English of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ (see Began ).
Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘little’, e.g. French Petit , Polish Mały (see Maly 1).