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Origin

TURNBULL : This name had its origin in some feat of personal strength or courage. There is the following tradition of its origin: A strong man of the name of Rud, having turned a wild bull by the head, which violently ran against King Robert Bruce in Stirling Park, received from the king the lands of Bedrule, and the name of Turnbull.

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    Variants of name TURNBULL

    THURNBULL TURBULL TURNBALL