nickname for someone who gathered or sold mushrooms. There is a place named gombas in Hugary, and some instances of this surname may be derived from the place name. Some instances of the Gombar surname are no doubt patronymic in origin, being created as a surname from the first name of a father.
Early Origins of the Gombar family
Gombar Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gombar, Gombas, Gombar, Gombár, Gombás and many more.
Early Notables of the Gombar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gombar family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jonas Gombas, age 12 and Pat. Gombas age 15, who arrived in America on November 16, 1885 aboard the " Republic"; Adam Gomba of Illama, Hungary, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1913.
Contemporary Notables of the name Gombar (post 1700)
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