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Early Origins of the Dumbledore family

The surname Dumbledore was first found in Gloucestershire where family name was first referenced in the year 1206 when Bernard de Dumbleton held the estates and village of Dumbleton in that shire. [1]

John of Dumbleton (fl. 1340), was an early English schoolman and was doubtless a native of the village of Dumbleton in Gloucestershire. Another John of Dumbleton was a monk at Worcester shortly before, and in 1299 was appointed prior of Little Malvern. [2]

Early History of the Dumbledore family

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Dumbledore Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dumbleton, Dumberton, Tumbleton, Tumbleston, Dumbleston, Dumberten, Tumberton, Dumpleton, Dumpelton and many more.

Early Notables of the Dumbledore family

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Migration of the Dumbledore family

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..

  1. Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print on Facebook