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Where did the Czech Tomek family come from? What is the Czech Tomek family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tomek family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tomek family history?The distinguished Czech surname Tomek is derived from the personal name "Tomasz" and means "son of Tomasz." The personal name is the Slavic form of the English "Thomas."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tomek, Toman, Tuma, Tomas, Tomes, Toms, Tomicki, Tomasz, Tomala, Tomsu, Thomassich and many more.
First found in Bohemia, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The personal name "Thomas" and its many variations were common throughout Europe during the Middle Ages; therefore, it is likely that several branches of the surname Tomek emerged independently in several areas of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Poland under a number of different forms. The earliest known family of this name was the Tomicki family of Galizia, first recorded in Posen in 1460. The young branches of the Tomek family were instrumental during this early period, playing major roles in the development of the medieval society of their various regions.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tomek research. Another 203 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1652, 1704, 1774, 1789, 1791, and 1863 are included under the topic Early Tomek History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 30 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tomek Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tomek Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Tomek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tomek Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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