Research shows that the family name Woodhead has been around since the eighth century. Woodhead is a English occupational surname of old Scottish origins. Records dating back to 1146 suggest there was a contingency of Woodhead's in the county of Cambridgeshire. During the period of the British Empire the surname spread with the colonies to areas of America, Asia, India and Australia.
Woodhead is currently at number 929 of the UK's most popular last names. The county of Norfolk in the UK currently holds the greatest density of families with the surname Woodhead. An early eighteenth century Woodhead was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly threw him out of no less than 8 taverns in one evening. In 1880 a person called Tim Woodhead was jailed for misbehaviour. 32
Due to the families historscope being aligned with Uranus, the planet of wisdom, The Woodheads can often be elusive and egocentric. They take up new activities reguarly but lack focus, constantly requiring new interests. Flitting from interest to interest as apparently purposelessly as a bumble bee buzzing around. They refract every change in their own surroundings and can often become over optimistic and materialistic. It is often seen for members of this family to turndown a a possible romantic situation, quite often over looking the possibilities.