Experts believe the last name Lowdon dates back to around the ninth century. Lowdon is a British occupational surname of old Dutch origins. Records dating back to 1118 suggest there was a contingency of Lowdon's in the county of Devon. This was a regular occupational term during the Middle Ages in Northern England, but now the surname is fairly widespread. During the time of the British Empire the name spread with the colonies to areas of America, Asia, India and Australia.
Lowdon is currently at number 2132 of the UK's most popular surnames. A survey conducted by HM Treasury in nineteen fourty four recorded frequent use of this family name. Kent currently holds the greatest density of people with the surname Lowdon. In 1870 a man called Joe Lowdon was sent to prison for misbehaviour. 109
Some of the more famous Lowdon's are: