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Origins of the Upson surname

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About the Upsons

We have a total number of 8241 records for people with the last name Upson.

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Where do most Upsons live?

In 1921, most Upsons lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Upsons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 7,390 records for the Upson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Upsons most likely to marry?



Upson Or Epson Or Ebsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Upsons.

What are the most common Upson first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Upsons

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

Common Female occupations for Upsons in 1921


Domestic Servant




General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Upsons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer




General Labourer


Harness Maker


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