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Lochhead Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived at the head of a loch. Compare Kinloch .

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


Similar surnames: Bankhead, Leithead, Roche, Locher, Lawhead, Woodhead, Kochan, Lowther

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Where is the Lochhead family from?

You can see how Lochhead families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lochhead family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lochhead families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1880 there were 8 Lochhead families living in New Hampshire. This was about 42% of all the recorded Lochhead's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Lochhead families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lochhead surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lochhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lochhead. 34% of Lochhead men worked as a Machinist and 67% of Lochhead women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lochhead were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Machinist
    34%
  • Attendant
    20%
  • Carpenter
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    67%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lochhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lochhead 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lochhead. 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 796 military records available for the last name Lochhead. For the veterans among your Lochhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lochhead lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lochhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Lochhead in 1963 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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