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Downey Genealogy & History

Hopper, an English-Scottish surname, has an interesting derivation from Old English hoppian (to hop) and originally referred to professional acrobats/dancers or alternatively was a nickname for someone energetic. Hopper family history dates to feudal times in Durham, England, where they held a family seat. The family motto, subditus fidelis regis est salus regni, means a faithful subject of the king is a preserver of the monarchy. The towers on the family crest and coat of arms signify grandeur. American Hopper genealogy dates from the 1660s in Maryland and includes Grace Murray Hopper, who conceptualized computer programming languages and has a Navy destroyer and a super-computer named for her.


Downey Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Shirley Downey-- --, 1928January 2,2005MO
Babe Downey-- --, 1913November 28,1992ID
C Bernard Downey-- --, 1926May 9,1996KS
Dagmar Downey-- --, 1907November 20,1998MD

Downey Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Earl Downey-- --, 1892July ,1973Fort Lauderdale,FL
F Gordon Downey-- --, 1914April 5,1994Woodland Hills,CA
G Jack Downey-- --, 1914November 23,1996Indianapolis,IN
Hal Downey-- --, 1936February 1,2000Las Cruces,NM

Downey Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Adam DowneyMegan BarnhillOctober 29,2005Wake, NC
Brian DowneyKathryn KellermanMarch 24,2001Tarrant, TX
Donald DowneyMyrtie WindersFebruary 22,1975Wake, NC
Fred DowneyCarolyn ByersOctober 22,1960Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Downey

1031st: Gleason1032nd: Thomson
1033rd: Cassidy1034th: Cash
1035th: Hopper1036th: Dempsey
1037th: Dominguez1038th: Locke
1039th: Schafer1040th: Alvarado

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