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

What did your Underhill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Underhill. 2% of Underhill men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Underhill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Underhill were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Gardener
    1%
  • Incapacitated
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Underhill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 74,000 census records available for the last name Underhill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Underhill 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Underhill. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Underhill. For the veterans among your Underhill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Underhill Life Expectancy

What is the average Underhill lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Underhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Underhill in 1947 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Underhill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Underhill 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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