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Origins of the Underdown surname

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About the Underdowns

We have a total number of 7084 records for people with the last name Underdown.

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Where do most Underdowns live?

In 1921, most Underdowns lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Underdowns

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 6,450 records for the Underdown surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Underdowns most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Bakers

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What are the most common Underdown first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Underdowns

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

Common Female occupations for Underdowns in 1921
Dressmaker

29

General Servant Domestic

26

Laundress

24

Domestic Servant

15

Servant

15

Common Male occupations for Underdowns in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

96

Farm Labourer

35

Gardener

34

Mate

29

Boy

25

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