Shead Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shedd. Irish: reduced variant of Sheedy.

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


Similar surnames: Rhead, Shean, Shed, Snead, Shad, Shea, Sher, Rhoad, Wead, Sham

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Shead Family Origin

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Shead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Artist

    3%

In 1880, the most common Shead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Shead's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shead. A less common occupation for the Shead family was Artist.

Source: Census data for Shead | Data not to scale

Shead Historical Records

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Shead Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Shead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shead in 1947 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shead

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