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Moorhead Family History

Moorhead Name Meaning
Northern Irish: variant of Muirhead.

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

213,131 Historical Documents with Moorhead on Ancestry.com
41,821 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,808 Military Records
4,969 Immigration Records
29,713 Census and Voter Lists
130,820 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Moorhead Families

  • Number of Moorhead families
     65 - 127
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moorhead families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moorhead families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Moorhead census records

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Moorhead Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Moorhead families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Moorhead Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Moorhead families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Moorhead

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Moorhead Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Moorhead census records

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Moorhead Civil War Service Records

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