Mothershead Family History

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Mothershead Name Meaning

English: variant of Mottershead or Mottishead, a habitational name from a lost place in the parish of Mottram, Cheshire, recorded in the 13th century as Mottresheved, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Motere ‘speaker’ + Middle English heved ‘head(land)’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Mothershed, Weatherhead, Hollingshead, Rotherham, Butterfield

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Mothershead Family Origin

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Mothershead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • At Home

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mothershead. A less common occupation for the Mothershead family was At Home. The most common Mothershead occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Mothershead's were Farmers.

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Mothershead Historical Records

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Mothershead Life Expectancy

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