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The Tomb surname is one of the many derivatives of the Biblical first name that we know as Thomas. Originally an Aramic word that meant "twin," there are several surnames in most European languages that derive from this same source.

Tomb Early Origins



The surname Tomb was first found in the county of Worcestershire, in central England where they have been found since at least 1327, when Walter Tomes was recorded in the Subsidy Rolls.

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Tomb Spelling Variations


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Tomb Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tomb, Tombs, Tome, Toms, Toume, Tomes, Toombes and many more.

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Tomb Early History


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Tomb Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tomb research. Another 202 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1602, 1701, and 1702 are included under the topic Early Tomb History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tomb Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tomb Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tomb Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tomb Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andrew Tomb, who arrived in New England in 1730
  • Alexander Tomb, who was on record in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1768

Tomb Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Tomb, who landed in New York in 1801

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tomb (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tomb (post 1700)



  • John S. Tomb Jr., American Democrat politician, Member of Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1950
  • D. R. Tomb, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Tomb Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tomb 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 October 2016 at 13:36.

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