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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TUB  [key]
Other Forms FormsTubman, Tubbs, Tubby, Tub, Thorburn, Thoburn, Durban, Thurburn, Thurbrand, Torburn, Durbin, Derban, Dorban, Darbon, Tobman, Taubman, Taubmann, Bjarnesen

Meaning & History

Derived from the Middle English given names Tubbe and Tubbi, themselves possibly diminutives of Old Norse Þórbjǫrn (see Thorburn). It is also a nickname for a cooper or someone who made or used tubs, from Middle English tubbe meaning "tub, vessel, barrel".
Added 11/3/2022 by General9696