Tombaugh Family History
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Tombaugh Name Meaning
topographic name from to dem bach ‘at the creek’, perhaps a hybrid form as Bach is standard German, bek(e) being the Low German form. habitational name from places in Hesse, Baden, and Bavaria called Dombach (earlier Tunbach, from tun, tan ‘mud’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press