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Combworthay Early Origins



The surname Combworthay was first found in West Yorkshire at Upper Cumberworth or Lower Cumberworth, both small villages that date back collectively to the Domesday Book of 1086 where they were listed as Cumbreuurde. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Alternatively, the surname's origin could lie in Cumberworth, a small village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire. This local was listed as Combreuorde in the Domesday Book. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
In all cases, the place names derive their origin from the Old English personal name "Cumbre" + "worth" as in "enclosure of a man called Cumbra, or of the Britons." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Combworthay Spelling Variations


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Combworthay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Comberworth, Comerworth, Comberworthy, Comerworthy, Cumberworth and many more.

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Combworthay Early History


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Combworthay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Combworthay research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1415, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Combworthay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Combworthay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Combworthay Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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