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Underdown Early Origins



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."

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Underdown Spelling Variations


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Underdown Spelling Variations



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

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Underdown Early History


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Underdown Early History



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

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Underdown Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Underdown Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Underdown 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 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Underdown (post 1700)


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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


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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

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. 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).
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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The Underdown Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Underdown 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 20 November 2017 at 11:39.

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