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 1,263
Agricultural Labourer 203
General Labourer 111
Dress Maker 78
Farm Labourer 59
Coal Miner 58
Domestic Servant 53
Living On Own Means 51
Labourer 47
Farmer 43
General Servant Domestic 42
Laundress 41
Carpenter 40
Shoe Maker 35
General Servant 34
Living On Her Own Means 33
Shoe Rivetter 30
Gardener 28
Blacksmith 28
Grocer 27
General Domestic Servant 25
House Keeper 23
Shoe Finisher 23
Baker 22
Clerk 21

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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