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Origin and popularity of the name UNDERWOOD

Origin

Underwood : English: topographic name for someone who lived below a wood on a hillside from Middle English under + wude wode ‘wood’ or a habitational name for someone from any place so named.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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