Headrick Family History

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Headrick Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from an unidentified minor place, named with Old English headrig ‘ridge at the end of a field’.

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

Similar surnames: Hendrick, Kendrick, Herrick, Shadrick, Hendricks, Pedrick, Sheldrick

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Headrick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Headrick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Headrick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Headrick Family Origin

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Headrick Family Occupations

What did your Headrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Headrick family was Blacksmith. The most common Headrick occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Headrick's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Baker (2 Men & 2 Apprentice ) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Headrick.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Baker (2 Men & 2 Apprentice )

  • Blacksmith


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

Headrick Historical Records

What Headrick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Headrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Headrick 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 771 immigration records available for the last name Headrick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Headrick. For the veterans among your Headrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Headrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Headrick lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Headrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Headrick in 1942 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Headrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Headrick 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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