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Undercliff Early Origins



The surname Undercliff 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."

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Undercliff Spelling Variations


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Undercliff Spelling Variations



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

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Undercliff Early History


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Undercliff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Undercliff research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 123/, 10, , 1566, 1587 and 1566 are included under the topic Early Undercliff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Undercliff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Undercliff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Undercliff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Isaac Underdown arrived in Pennsylvania in 1835; S.W. Underdown arrived in Philadelphia in 1858; William Underdown arrived in Philadelphia in 1865.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Undercliff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Undercliff Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 25 June 2012 at 12:57.

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