Rhead Family History

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Rhead Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read.

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


Similar surnames: Shead, Rhea, Rhoad, Reade, Reed, Read, Reap, Herd, Rhoads, Rhew

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Rhead Family Origin

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Rhead Family Occupations

What did your Rhead ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rhead occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Rhead's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Brickmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhead. A less common occupation for the Rhead family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Brickmaker

    3%
  • Painter

    3%

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

Rhead Historical Records

What Rhead family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhead census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rhead

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rhead. 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 Rhead. For the veterans among your Rhead ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhead Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhead lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rhead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Rhead in 1960 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhead 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 Rhead Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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