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Rumble is an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from Rumbald, an Old German personal name. This name came to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest in 1066, as King William encouraged the immigration from continental Europe of skilled tradesmen and artisans; many of these immigrants came from Germany. Saint Rumwold (Rumbold) was a medieval infant saint in England, said to have lived for three days in 662. He is said to have been full of Christian piety despite his young age, and able to speak from the moment of his birth, requested baptism, and delivered a sermon prior to his early death. Another Saint Rumbold (Rumold, Romuold) was an Irish or Scottish Christian missionary who was martyred near Mechelen by two men, whom he had denounced for their evil ways. St. Rumbold's Cathedral is found in Mechelen, Belgium and it is here that his remains are generally thought to be buried.

Rumble Early Origins



The surname Rumble was first found in Sussex at Rumbold's-Wyke (St. Rumbald), also named Rumboldswyke, a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape of Chichester. St Mary's Church, on Whyke Road, an 11th century church can still be found here and is in good repair.

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Rumble Spelling Variations


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Rumble 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. Rumble has been recorded under many different variations, including Rumbold, Rumbald, Rumble, Rumball, Rumbow and others.

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Rumble Early History


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Rumble Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rumble research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1207, 1622 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Rumble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rumble Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rumble Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rumble Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Rumble or a variant listed above:

Rumble Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • On... Rumble, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, England, in 1907
  • George Rumble, aged 24, who landed in America from London, England, in 1908
  • Henry John Rumble, aged 44, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1910
  • Cyril Rumble, aged 14, who settled in America from London, England, in 1912
  • Florence Rumble, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rumble Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Catherine Eliza Rumble, aged 59, settling in New Westminster, BC Canada, in 1922
  • Lois Mary Rumble, aged 24, settlking in New Westminster, BC Canada, in 1922

Rumble Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Rumble, English convict from Southampton, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia [1]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

Rumble Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Rumble, aged 26, a servant, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rumble (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rumble (post 1700)



  • Tony Rumble (1956-1999), ring name of Anthony David Magliaro, an American professional wrestler
  • William Rumble, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • Paul Rumble (b. 1969), English footballer
  • Terrence John "Terry" Rumble (b. 1942), Australian politician, Member of Parliament for for Illawarra, NSW (1988-1999)
  • Darren William Rumble (b. 1969), Canadian NHL ice hockey player and coach
  • Darren Rumble (b. 1984), Australian rules footballer
  • Dane Rumble (b. 1982), New Zealand recording artist

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Rumble Historic Events


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Rumble Historic Events




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RMS Lusitania


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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Virtutis laus actio
Motto Translation: The praise of virtue is action.


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Rumble Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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The Rumble Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rumble 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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