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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Up Family Origin

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Up Family Occupations

What did your Up ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Up. 50% of Up men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Logger
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Up Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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

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Draft Card

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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Up Life Expectancy

What is the average Up lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Up ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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