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Upward Early Origins



The surname Upward was first found in Huntingdon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Upward Spelling Variations


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Upward Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Upward, Upwood, Upwards and others.

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Upward Early History


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Upward Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Upward research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Upward History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Upward Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Upward Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Upward 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:

Upward Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Upward settled in Jamaica in 1663

Upward Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jeremiah Upward settled at Harry's Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1820 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Edward Upward settled at New Harbour, Newfoundland, in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Nehemiah Upward settled in Exploits district of Newfoundland in 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

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Contemporary Notables of the name Upward (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Upward (post 1700)



  • Allen Upward (1863-1926), British poet, lawyer, politician and teacher
  • Edward Falaise Upward (1903-2009), British novelist and short story writer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  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. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  9. 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.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Upward Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Upward 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 4 July 2016 at 13:02.

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