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Redhead Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for someone with red hair, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’ + heved ‘head’. In some cases it is possibly also a topographic name with the sense ‘red headland’. It occurs mainly in eastern and northern England.

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


Similar surnames: Reidhead, Head, Redden, Reder, Redfern, Reneau, Medved, Rebhan

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Redhead Family Origin

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Redhead Family Occupations

What did your Redhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Redhead. The most common Redhead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Redhead's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Redhead family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Redhead Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Redhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Redhead lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Redhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Redhead in 1958 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Redhead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Redhead 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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