Underhill Family History

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Underhill Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill, or a habitational name from Underhill in Devon, named from Old English under ‘under’ + hyll, or from Underhill in Kent, named from Old English under + helde ‘slope’.

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


Similar surnames: Underdown, Averill, Greenhill, Newhall, Underwood, Summerhill

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Underhill Family Origin

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Underhill Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Underhill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Underhill family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Underhill. The most common Underhill occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Underhill's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Underhill Historical Records

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Underhill Life Expectancy

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