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Early Origins of the Underdown family


The surname Underdown was first found in Kent, where the name the first record of the name of a Wulfwinus Vunderdune in 1185. Another record shows that Theobald de Vunderdoune listed in the Feet of Fines of Kent in 1316. The surname roughly translates to "the dweller at the foot of the hill."

Early History of the Underdown family


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Underdown Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Underdown, Underdoun, Underdoune and others.

Early Notables of the Underdown family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Underdown family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Underdown Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Isaac Underdown, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1835
  • S. W. Underdown, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1858
  • William Underdown, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1865

Underdown Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Emanuel Underdown a labourer, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LLOYDS from London 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Lloyds.htm
  • Mary Underdown, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LLOYDS from London 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Lloyds.htm
  • John Underdown, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LLOYDS from London 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Lloyds.htm
  • Lycurgus Underdown, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LLOYDS from London 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Lloyds.htm
  • Maria Angola Underdown, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lloyds" in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LLOYDS from London 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Lloyds.htm

Underdown Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Underdown, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • William Underdown, aged 20, a farm labourer, who arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Olympus" in 1841

Contemporary Notables of the name Underdown (post 1700)


  • David Underdown (b. 1925), English historian, Professor Emeritus at Yale University
  • Edward Underdown (1908-1989), English film and television actor

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LLOYDS from London 1838. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1838Lloyds.htm


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