Research shows that the family name Whitehead has been around since the tenth century. Whitehead was originally from English origins. The earliest documentation of the name was found in 1457 from the county of Cornwall in the UK.
Whitehead is currently at number 2116 of the UK's most popular surnames. Cornwall currently holds the largest density of families with the last name Whitehead. It is noted that a late 19th century Whitehead could out drink a Horse. Never too far from controversy a pair of brothers Morgan Whitehead and Tim Whitehead were sent to jail in 1900 for allegedly stealing a bracelet. Members of the Whitehead family participated in the D-day assult.
Traits of the Whitehead family
The Whitehead's are well known for their lively personalities. The common traits associated with Whiteheads are imaginative, inteligent and complex. There is a side to Whiteheads which can become deeply emotional, and another, very irritable. 114
The most famous Whitehead's are:-