name Dumper comes from when the family resided in the parish of Dummer, which lies four miles from Basingstoke in Hampshire
. The surname Dumper belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation
names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Dumper family
The surname Dumper was first found in Hampshire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Dumper family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dumper research.Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1651, 1713, 1663, 1724, 1706, 1721, 1677, 1761, 1716, 1730, 1723, 1728, 1636, 1692, 1681, 1739, 1651 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Dumper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dumper Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Dumper has been recorded under many different variations, including Dummer, Dumer and others.
Early Notables of the Dumper family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Edmund Dummer (1651-1713), an English naval engineer and shipbuilder, Surveyor of the Navy, founded the Royal Navy dockyard at Devonport, Plymouth; Edmund Dummer (1663-1724), English lawyer, "Clerk of the Great Wardrobe" (1706 to 1721); William Dummer (1677-1761) American politician, born in Boston... Another 75 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dumper Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dumper family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dumper Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- George Dumper, English convict from Southampton, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855