Underwood Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived near or in a wood, from Middle English under + wude, wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and the former county of Ayrshire (from Old English under + wudu).

List of People with Surname Underwood

Based on our public records, there are a total of 23,850 people with the surname Underwood. Among these people surnamed Underwood, there are approximately 1,821 different names, with an average of 13 people who share the same name. Robert Underwood, William Underwood and Michael Underwood are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Underwood, with 477, 407 and 349 people respectively.

Moreover, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Underwood, with a total of 1,691 people, and there are a total of 662 different names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Underwood, with a total of 1,684 people and an average of 637 different names.