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The Toombes 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.

Toombes Early Origins



The surname Toombes 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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Toombes Spelling Variations


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Toombes Spelling Variations



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

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Toombes Early History


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Toombes Early History



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

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Toombes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Toombes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Toombes 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:

Toombes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Anne Toombes, who was among convicts from Middlesex County, England, and arrived in America in 1673

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    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. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Toombes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Toombes 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 16 March 2010 at 08:13.

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