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Where does your surname come from?

A village in Cheshire, England called Comberbach.

What does it mean?

A dweller in a valley with a stream.

Are there many different spellings of the surname?

Yes: including: CAMBAGE, CAMBARLIDGE, CAMBERBACH, CAMBERBACK, CAMBERBATCH, CAMBERLEDGE, CAMBERLEDGEP, CAMBERLEGE, CAMBERLIDGE, CAMBORLEDGE, CAMBURLIDGE, CAMMERBACH, COMBABACH, COMBABATCH, COMBACH, COMBARLIDGE, COMBERACK, COMBERBACH (the most ancient spelling), COMBERBACHE, COMBERBACK, COMBERBACKE, COMBERBAGHE, COMBERBASH, COMBERBATCH, COMBERBEACH, COMBERBECK, COMBERBEECH, COMBERBIRCH, COMBERBRACH, COMBERBRECK, COMBERBUSH, COMBERLACHE, COMBERLADE, COMBERLADG, COMBERLADGE, COMBERLAGE, COMBERLBEICH, COMBERLEACH, COMBERLEDGE, COMBERLEGE, COMBERLETH, COMBERLIDG, COMBERLIDGE, COMBERLIEG, COMBERLIGE, COMBERLITCH, COMBERLYCH, COMBERPATCH, COMBIRBACK, COMBUBACH, COMBUBACK, COMBURLIDGE, COMELAG, COMELAGE, COMERBACH, COMERBATCH, COMERLEGE, COMLAGE, COMMERBACH, COMMERBACK, COMOBACH, COMPERLIDGE, COUMBERBATCH, CUMALACHE, CUMALAGE, CUMALEACHE, CUMALIDGE, CUMBABATCH, CUMBACH, CUMBARBATCH, CUMBERBA., CUMBERBACH, CUMBERBACHE, CUMBERBACK, CUMBERBAG, CUMBERBAGE, CUMBERBAHT, CUMBERBALD, CUMBERBATAH, CUMBERBATCH, CUMBERBATCHE, CUMBERBATH, CUMBERBATILS, CUMBERBEACH, CUMBERBECH, CUMBERBECK, CUMBERBEECH, CUMBERBEECHE, CUMBERBERCH, CUMBERBICH, CUMBERBICK, CUMBERBIECH, CUMBERBIRCH, CUMBERBIRTCH, CUMBERBITCH, CUMBERBOTCH, CUMBERBREECH, CUMBERBRIDGE, CUMBERBTCH, CUMBERFATCH, CUMBERLACH, CUMBERLAD, CUMBERLADG, CUMBERLADGE, CUMBERLAGE, CUMBERLATCH, CUMBERLDGE, CUMBERLEACH, CUMBERLECH, CUMBERLECHE, CUMBERLED, CUMBERLEDG, CUMBERLEDGE, CUMBERLEECH, CUMBERLEGE, CUMBERLEICH, CUMBERLEITCH, CUMBERLGE, CUMBERLICH, CUMBERLIDG, CUMBERLIDGE, CUMBERLIGE, CUMBERLITCH, CUMBERLOACH, CUMBERLODGE, CUMBERLOGE, CUMBERPACH, CUMBERPATCH, CUMBERSHALL, CUMBERSLEDGE, CUMBERTH, CUMBLEDGE, CUMBLIDGE, CUMBORBACH, CUMERBATCH, CUMERBATCH, CUMERLEICH, CUMERLIDGE, CUMERTACH, CUMILACH, CUMMALEGE, CUMMALIDGE, CUMMALIGE, CUMMBERLEAGE, CUMMELADGE, CUMMERBATCH, CUMMERLAGE, CUMMERLETCH, CUMMERLIDGE, CUMMILACH, CUMMILEDGE, CUMPERPATCH.

Are there any similar surnames that are not variants?

Surname

Number found in 2001

Probable Derivation

CUMBERLAND

Not extracted

From the old county of the same name. Mills claims it to derive from  Cumbra land from the Old English Cumbre + land (Mills 1998 p.106)

CUMBERWORTH  COMBERWORTH

144

0

From the derivation meaning ‘enclosure of a man called Cumbra, or of the Britons’. Possibly derived from an Old English personal name or Old English Cumbre + worth. A Cumberworth is mentioned in the Doomsday Book for Lincolnshire and a Lower & Upper Cumberworth is mentioned in Doomsday for West Yorkshire (Mills 1998 p.106)

COMBERFORD

CUMERFORD

CUMMERFORD

4

1

1

From the place-name of the same spelling in Staffordshire. From the Old English Cumbre + ford (Mills 1998 p.94)

COMBERTON

CUMBERTON

0

18

From the place-name of the same spelling in Cambridgeshire. From the Old English Cumbre + tun meaning ‘Farmstead of a man called Cumbra’ (Mills 1998 p.94). Additionally there are places called Great & Little Comberton in Hereford & Worcester mentioned in the Doomsday Book (Mills 1998 p.94)

COMBELLACK

COMBELLES

152

3

From the Devon place-name of Coombelake (Association of British Place Names). Alas not covered by Mills but he might have claimed it to be derived from Coombe + lake meaning valley with a lake.

Total

305

 

 

Mills A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names, Special Edition for Past Times, Oxford University Press 1998.

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