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Find more Moorehead relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 332 more people named Moorehead in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,527 people named Moorehead in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Moorehead in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,859 people named Moorehead were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,756 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,697
  • 55%, or 408 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was clerk

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Moorehead families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 104 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi