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.By Bob Cumberbatch www.cumberbatch.org
The origin of the surname Cumberbatch in Barbados is located in the parish of St. Peter. This was the location of several Cumberbatch owned sugar plantations.
Cumberbatch is a modern variant of the surname Comberbach which means "dwellers in a valley with a stream". It was inherited from a village called Comberbach in Cheshire, England and this topographical description is an accurate description of the place.
Read about the origin of the surname Cumberbatch. By Bob Cumberbatch www.cumberbatch.org