Craighead Family History

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Craighead Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of various minor places named Craighead.

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


Similar surnames: Craghead, Craigen, Bankhead, Brigham, Muirhead, Creighton, Craigo

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Craighead Family Origin

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Craighead Family Occupations

What did your Craighead ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Annuitant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craighead. The most common Craighead occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Craighead's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Craighead family was Ag. Lab..

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Ag. Lab.

    2%

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

Craighead Historical Records

What Craighead family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Craighead Life Expectancy

What is the average Craighead lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Craighead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Craighead in 1952 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craighead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craighead 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.

Famous Craighead Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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