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Up Family History

Up Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Upp, Un, Um, U, Ip, Uy, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku

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Where is the Up family from?

You can see how Up families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Up family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Up families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Up families living in California. This was about 54% of all the recorded Up's in USA. California had the highest population of Up families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Up surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Up ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Up ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Up. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Up census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 149 immigration records available for the last name Up. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 255 military records available for the last name Up. For the veterans among your Up ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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