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Tabor Surname Origin
(Locality). Tabur or Tobar, Gaelic, a spring-well, water, a river. Tabor, a city in Bohemia, which the Hussites fortified and made the seat of their war for twenty years; on this account they were called Taborites. The family may probably derive their name from this city.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Tabor Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson