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Origins of the Loughead surname

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About the Lougheads

We have a total number of 588 records for people with the last name Loughead.

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Where do most Lougheads live?

In 1921, most Lougheads lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lougheads

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We have 145 records for the Loughead surname. The oldest one dates back to 1939.

Who were Lougheads most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Loughead first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Lougheads

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lougheads in 1921


Common Male occupations for Lougheads in 1921


Ordinary Seaman


Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


Apprentices To Other Trades




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