Meaning and Origin of: Tabor

Boy name origins & meanings

  • German, Middle English : Brilliant; drummer
  • Hungarian : Camp

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.