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Multiple Origins for the Surname Tombs


English


The Tombs 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.

Early Origins of the Tombs family


The surname Tombs 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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Early History of the Tombs family

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Early History of the Tombs family


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

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Tombs Spelling Variations

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Tombs Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Tombs family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Tombs family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Tombs family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Tombs family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tombs Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Rich. Tombs, who was listed in a Virginia land grant in 1636

Tombs Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Tombs, who was an emigrant in bondage, arriving in America in 1736

Tombs Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Tombs, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Marion" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The MARION 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Marion.htm

Tombs Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Susan H. Tombs, aged 21, a housemaid, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Queen" in 1883

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The MARION 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Marion.htm

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