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Dwarves of Belegost

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The race of Dwarves whose halls were at Belegost, the northernmost of the two great Dwarf-cities that stood in the Blue Mountains during the First Age. They had generally better relations with the Elves than their neighbours in Nogrod, and as well as being responsible for the building of Menegroth, they fought bravely beside Elves and Men during the Nirnaeth Arnoediad. Belegost was later ruined in the War of Wrath, and many of the Broadbeams left for Khazad-dum, while some stayed to rebuild what they could of their home along with some remaining Firebeards from Nogrod.

Apparently the the Broadbeams along with the Firebeards, used Khuzdul names instead of from a different language. Which is odd considering they were secretive about their language and true names. But they probably just used a given name, like Durin's folk used the names of the Northmen.

the most Noted Dwarf from Belegost was: