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Underdowne Early Origins



The surname Underdowne 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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Underdowne Spelling Variations


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Underdowne Spelling Variations



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

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Underdowne Early History


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Underdowne Early History



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

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Underdowne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Underdowne Early Notables (pre 1700)



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



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Underdowne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Underdowne 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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