Underwood Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Underwood Name Meaning: A topographical surname for someone who lived in or near a wood or forest.

Dating back to the Anglo-Saxon times but first recorded in the 12th Century

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Underwood Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Underwood family

Profession Census Frequency
Scholar 580
Agricultural Labourer 353
House Servant 99
Labourer 66
Lace Maker 62
At Home 61
Dress Maker 54
Servant 42
Annuitant 37
Farm Labourer 36
Frame Work Knitter 33
Pauper 30
Ag Lab 28
General Servant 27
House Keeper 26
Carpenter 23
Shoe Maker 23
Farm Servant 23
Gardener 22
Laundress 22
Errand Boy 22
Farmers Son 19
Nurse 17
Butcher 16
Blacksmith 16

Underwood Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Underwood 100% 57,587
2 Anderwood 89% 357

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The surname Underwood is the most popular version of all its varients

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