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Lawhead Name Meaning

Probably Scottish: from any of various places named Lawhead (‘hill head’) in Fife, Lothian, and Strathclyde, which could have given rise to the surname, although there is no evidence of the surname in present-day Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Bankhead, Head, Latham, Lanfear, Redhead, Lapham, Leithead, Lochhead

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Lawhead Family Origin

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Lawhead Family Occupations

What did your Lawhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lawhead family was Farming. The most common Lawhead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Lawhead's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawhead.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lawhead ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lawhead Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lawhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawhead census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lawhead. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lawhead. For the veterans among your Lawhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lawhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Lawhead lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lawhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lawhead in 1945 was 32, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawhead ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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