Toberman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Toberman family
The surname Toberman was first found in Pomerania, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Many prominent branches of the family would strive to make this name renowned as they contributed to the social, economic and political affairs of the region. The name originated around the Pomeranian town of Dobberphul. In Middle High German, the word "dobr" meant "good."
Early History of the Toberman family
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Toberman Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Doberman, Dobelman, Dobleman, Dobermen, Dobermann, Dobberman, Dobbermann, Dubbermann, Dubberman, Tobelmann, Tobleman, Tobermen, Tobermann, Tobberman, Tobbermann, Tubbermann and many more.
Early Notables of the Toberman family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Toberman family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: G. Dobleman, who arrived in New York, NY in 1823. Wilhelm Dobleman landed in Philadelphia in 1871.
Contemporary Notables of the name Toberman (post 1700) +
- Charles Edward Toberman (1880-1981), American real estate developer, known as "Mr. Hollywood" and the "Father of Hollywood"
- James Robert Toberman (1836-1911), American Democrat politician, 12th Mayor of Los Angeles, California, 1872-74, 1878-82 
- Walter H. Toberman (1879-1960), American Democrat politician, Secretary of State of Missouri, 1949-60 
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