Gumbel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gumbel family

The surname Gumbel was first found in Hampshire where the family was first referenced in the year 1148 when Durandus Gumboldus held estates in that shire. [1]

Early History of the Gumbel family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gumbel research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487 and 1676 are included under the topic Early Gumbel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gumbel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gumble, Gumbell, Gumball, Gumbold, Gumboldton, Gumbleton, Gumbel and many more.

Early Notables of the Gumbel family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Gumbel 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..


Contemporary Notables of the name Gumbel (post 1700) +

  • Bryant Charles Gumbel (b. 1948), American television personality, best known for his 15-year stint as co-anchor of NBC's The Today Show
  • Greg Gumbel (b. 1946), American television sportscaster
  • Nicholas Glyn Paul Gumbel (b. 1955), Anglican priest and author
  • Baron Karl Wilhelm von Gumbel (1823-1898), German geologist
  • Emil Julius Gumbel (1891-1966), German mathematician and political writer


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)


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