About the Cumberbatch Surname Study

The Cumberbatch surname study

The Cumberbatch study has been registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies: Membership Number: 4039.

A one-name study, or surname study, aims to research every recorded occurrence of the surname Cumberbatch and its many variant spellings. This is rather than researching information related to only one family's ancestors or the descendants from one individual or family.

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Cumberbatch of England

Counts of Cumberbatchs in UK in 1881
Counts of Cumberbatchs in UK in 1881

Cumberbatchs in England, 1881 & 2001

Cumberbatch is a surname based on a place called Comberbach which is a small village in Cheshire, England. These maps show the distribution of the surname by 1881.

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Cumberbatch Meaning

Comber (valley) of Comberbach Bach (stream) at Comberbach

Cumberbatch is a modern variant spelling of the ancient surname Comberbach.

Comberbach was inherited from a village called Comberbach. The village is located in Cheshire, England and is a topographical description of the place. The place-name Comberbach means "valley with a stream". 

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