Tabor name meaning

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in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Tabor

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ta"bor
A small drum used as an accompaniment to a pipe or fife, both being played by the same person.

Etymology: OF. tabor tabour, F. tambour; cf. Pr. tabor tanbor, Sp. & Pg. tambor atambor, It. tamburo; all fr. Ar. & Per. tamb�r a kind of lute, or giutar, or Per. tabīr a drum. Cf. Tabouret Tambour

verb Ta"bor
  1. To play on a tabor, or little drum.
  2. To strike lightly and frequently.

Etymology: Cf. OF. taborer

verb Ta"bor
To make (a sound) with a tabor.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A small drum with one head of soft calfskin

From Old French tabour.

  1. A small drum. In traditional music, a small drum played with a single stick, leaving the player's other hand free to play a melody on a three-holed pipe.

From various Slavic languages, from Turkish.

  1. A military train of men and wagons; an encampment of such resources.

    tabor was also found in the following language(s): Old French, Polish, and Serbo-Croatian

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Tabor

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Tabor

    June Tabor

    June Tabor is an english folk and english people singing. She has been prominent since 1972. June was born on December 31st, 1947.

    Ty Tabor

    Ty Tabor is a musician. Ty was born on September 17th, 1961.

    Baby Doe Tabor

    Baby was born in 1854. She left this life on March 7th, 1935.

    Michael Barry Tabor

    Michael Barry Tabor is a bookmaker, businessman, race horse owner, horse racing, and race horseowner. Michael was born on October 28th, 1941.

    Horace Austin Warner Tabor

    Horace Austin Warner Tabor was a senator. He was most prominent from 1883 to 1883. Horace was born on November 26th, 1830 in Holland, Vermont. He passed away on April 10th, 1899.

    Danielle Tabor

    Danielle was born in 1984.

    • Augusta Pierce Tabor
    • Jim Tabor
      Baseball Player
    • Mary L. Tabor
    • William L. S. Tabor

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Tabor U.S.
      White 85.53% 64.26%
      African American 7.87% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.96% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.78% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.12% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.74% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Tabor

    People with the last name Tabor are most frequently White

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Tabor

  1. How Popular is the name Tabor? Tabor is the 13,085th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tabor was the 2,360th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Tabor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 749 babies born with the first name Tabor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tabor to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Tabor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  4. When was Tabor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tabor is Thursday, October 11th, 1883.
  5. What year had the most people named Tabor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tabor was in 1998 with a total of 32 babies.
  6. Random Tabor Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tabor is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oregon have the same name in 2009.
  7. Weird things about the name Tabor: The name spelled backwards is Robat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Abtro. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Tabor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,445 people with the last name Tabor.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tabor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Tabor as their last name.
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