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Lumley Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic and Welsh) The bare place, from lom, bare, and lle, a place.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Lumley Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Lumley family history than the origin of your surname:
A Lumley Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738