Redhead Family History

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Redhead Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for someone with red hair, from Middle English re(a)d ‘red’ + heved ‘head’. In some cases it is possibly also a topographic name with the sense ‘red headland’. It occurs mainly in eastern and northern England.

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


Similar surnames: Reidhead, Head, Redden, Reder, Redfern, Reneau, Medved, Rebhan

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Redhead Family Origin

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Redhead Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%

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

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Redhead Historical Records

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Redhead Life Expectancy

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