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Type Surname (from given name & from location)
Other Forms FormsTábor

Meaning & History

English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’.
Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Tábor.
Czech and Slovak (Tábor) and Jewish (from Bohemia): habitational name from the city of Tábor in southern Bohemia. This was a center of the Hussite movement; in Czech it came to denote a member of the radical wing of the Hussite movement.
Added 5/4/2012 by anonymous
Edited 6/11/2016 by LMS and Frollein Gladys