The Surname Downer
Does anyone have any info on the surname Downer? Thanks in advance!

Andrew
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English, someone who lived on or near a down, which is an old word for a hill.
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Thanks (from both me and my friend)!
Andrew
Proud Adopter Of Many Lovely Punctuation Pets; See My Profile For Their Names."Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
Martin Luther King, Jr."It is not length of life, but depth of life."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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This surname is of Saxon origin, but there is also a root of Irish origin..
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