Upchurch Family History
Upchurch Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place called as ‘the high church’ or possibly the higher of two churches from Middle English up ‘up high higher’ + chirche ‘church’ (Old English upp + cirice). There is a village of this name in Kent near Chatham but the geographical distribution of the surname suggests its origin is in Huntingdonshire or Cambridgeshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022