Muirhead Family History

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Muirhead Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of the places in southern Scotland so called, from northern Middle English muir ‘moor’ + heid ‘head’, ‘end’.

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


Similar surnames: Bankhead, Muriel, Leithead, Craighead, Reidhead, Murray, Lochhead

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Muirhead Family Origin

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Muirhead Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muirhead. A less common occupation for the Muirhead family was Annuitant. The most common Muirhead occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Muirhead's were Farmers.

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Muirhead Historical Records

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Muirhead Life Expectancy

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