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Underdown Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill (Old English dun), or a habitational name for someone from a place so named, for example in Kent.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Underwood, Underhill, Underberg, Anderton, Smerdon, Sneddon, Dedon

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Underdown Family Origin

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Underdown Family Occupations

What did your Underdown ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Underdown. 3% of Underdown men worked as a Cowman and 54% of Underdown women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Underdown were Farm Labourer and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman
    3%
  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Farmworker
    2%
  • Farm Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Household Duties
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Underdown Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Underdown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Underdown census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Underdown. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Underdown. For the veterans among your Underdown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Underdown Life Expectancy

What is the average Underdown lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Underdown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Underdown in 1955 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Underdown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Underdown ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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