Moorhead Family History

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Moorhead Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Muirhead.

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


Similar surnames: Moorehead, Morehead, Mccrea, Boothman, Muirhead, Mcgreal, Mourad

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Moorhead Family Origin

Where is the Moorhead family from?

Moorhead Family Occupations

What did your Moorhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moorhead family was Farmer Son. The most common Moorhead occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Moorhead's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moorhead.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Going To School

    19%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    6%

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

Moorhead Historical Records

What Moorhead family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Moorhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Moorhead lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Moorhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Moorhead in 1947 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moorhead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moorhead 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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