Tumas History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished Czech surname Tumas is derived from the personal name "Tomasz" and means "son of Tomasz." The personal name is the Slavic form of the English "Thomas."

Early Origins of the Tumas family

The surname Tumas was first found in Bohemia, where the name is thought to have first emerged. The personal name "Thomas" and its many variations were common throughout Europe during the Middle Ages; therefore, it is likely that several branches of the surname Tumas emerged independently in several areas of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Poland under a number of different forms. The earliest known family of this name was the Tomicki family of Galizia, first recorded in Posen in 1460. The young branches of the Tumas family were instrumental during this early period, playing major roles in the development of the medieval society of their various regions.

Early History of the Tumas family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tumas research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1589, 1652, 1704, 1774, 1789, 1791, and 1863 are included under the topic Early Tumas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tumas Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tomek, Toman, Tuma, Tomas, Tomes, Toms, Tomicki, Tomasz, Tomala, Tomsu, Thomassich and many more.

Early Notables of the Tumas family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Tumas family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Benedict Tomas, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1737; Matthew Toman, who was naturalized in Allegany County, Maryland in 1840; Ida Tomek, who sailed from Bremen to New York in 1866.



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