Moorehead Family History

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Moorehead Name Meaning

Northern Irish (eastern Ulster): variant of Muirhead.

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


Similar surnames: Morehead, Moorhead, Mooneyhan, Redhead, Moorefield, Muirhead, Moore

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Moorehead Family Origin

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Moorehead Family Occupations

What did your Moorehead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moorehead. The most common Moorehead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Moorehead's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moorehead family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Moorehead Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Moorehead ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Moorehead Life Expectancy

What is the average Moorehead lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Moorehead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Moorehead in 1950 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

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