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Find more Morehead 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 928 less people named Morehead 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 4,912 people named Morehead in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Morehead in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,984 people named Morehead were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 552 reported their race as other than white
  • 1,312 were children
  • 51%, or 495 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 2% were born in foreign countries