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Moorehead Family History

Moorehead Name Meaning
Northern Irish (eastern Ulster): variant of Muirhead.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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28,106 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,066 Military Records
2,355 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Moorehead Families

  • Number of Moorehead families
     57 - 111
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moorehead families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Moorehead last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Moorehead census records

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Moorehead Family Origin

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Moorehead Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Moorehead

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Moorehead Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Moorehead census records

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Moorehead Civil War Service Records

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