Whitehead Family History

Meaning of surname: Whitehead

Whitehead is a surname. Recorded in a number of spellings including Whithead, Whitehed, Whithed, and Whitsed, this surname is of English origins. It usually derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century word "hwit" meaning white, plus "heafod", a head, combined to form a descriptive nickname for someone with white hair.[1]

We found 949,987 Genealogy and Family History Records for Whitehead in our Newspaper Archive.

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915,052 Digital Copies of Newspapers
13,637 Pictures of Obituaries
4,233 Government Documents
54 Historical Books
17,011 Social Security Death Records

Whitehead Surname

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