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Muirhead Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of the places in southern Scotland so called, from northern Middle English muir ‘moor’ + heid ‘head’, ‘end’.

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


Similar surnames: Bankhead, Muriel, Leithead, Craighead, Reidhead, Murray, Lochhead

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Muirhead Family Origin

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Muirhead Family Occupations

What did your Muirhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Muirhead family was Keeps House. The most common Muirhead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Muirhead's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muirhead.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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

Muirhead Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Muirhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muirhead 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 Muirhead. 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 Muirhead. For the veterans among your Muirhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muirhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Muirhead lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Muirhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Muirhead in 1945 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muirhead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muirhead 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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