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Headrick Family History

Headrick Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from an unidentified minor place, named with Old English headrig ‘ridge at the end of a field’.

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


Similar surnames: Hendrick, Kendrick, Herrick, Shadrick, Hendricks, Pedrick, Sheldrick

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Where is the Headrick family from?

You can see how Headrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Headrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Headrick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Headrick families living in Illinois. This was about 41% of all the recorded Headrick's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Headrick families in 1840.
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What did your Headrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Headrick. 32% of Headrick men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Headrick women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Headrick were Truck Driver and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Operator
    6%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Headrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Headrick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 771 immigration records available for the last name Headrick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Headrick. For the veterans among your Headrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Headrick lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Headrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Headrick in 1942 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

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