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The surname Dumbledore was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1206 when Bernard de Dumbleton held the estates and village of Dumbleton in that shire.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dumbleton, Dumberton, Tumbleton, Tumbleston, Dumbleston, Dumberten, Tumberton, Dumpleton, Dumpelton and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dumbledore research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1238, 1296, 1349, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Dumbledore History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Dumbledore Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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..
The Dumbledore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dumbledore Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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