you are, or were a Greathead, related to a Greathead, enjoy
one of the variants Gratehead, Greatheed, Greathed, Greethead, Grethed,
Greated or just interested in the family I hope you find items of
interest within these pages. One day maybe I will
discover that we are all related. Do have fun
exploring the following pages and let me know what you
website by name or date
registered this study with the Guild
of One-Name Studies. Membership number 3994.
I was elected their Secretary on 10 April 2010.
You will notice some dramatic changes to this website. Please bear
with me while I sort it all out. So not only am I climbing my family
tree I am also climbing a huge learning curve. Do
shout if a
link does not work
Tom Greathead to a fellow
Yes Sir! We are a
very ancient family. That is the bust of one of
my earliest ancestors
surname GREATHEAD seems to mean just that; someone
with a remarkably large head, in the real or perhaps colloquial sense, or
maybe they enjoyed rather a large ego. I like to think maybe the
large head contains brains used to achieve whatever we choose to do. I
heard from a contact in USA that they had heard the Greathead's derived
their name from living on a Great Headland, presumably near the sea.
Now there's a thought!!!
The name of Greathead corresponds to the French GrossÍte and the German Groeskopf.
maiden name was GREATHEAD and I am attempting a One-Name Study on the name
of GREATHEAD. This will include eventually everyone who enjoyed the name
by birth, adoption, marriage or by choice, both living and dead.
I am keen to contact all GREATHEAD's
and anyone related to them. If you can help or want to research any
particular chart with me do let