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HEAD Family HistoryThis interesting and unusual surname, of Anglo-Saxon origin, has two possible sources, both deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century "heafod" (Middle English "heaved"), head. In the first instance, "Head" originated as a nickname for a medieval chief or village leader; one whose counsel was sought in matters pertaining to law, business and decisions of great consequence. The surname from this source first appears on record in the latter part of the 12th Century (see below). One Thomas Hede was noted in the Calverley Charters of Yorkshire, dated 1246. The second possibility is that the name is topographical, denoting residence at the head of a stream or valley...
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