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English translation: named after a light, volcanic rock

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00:47 Dec 7, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Linguistics
Spanish term or phrase: Tovar
The meaning of this surname 'Tovar'
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English translation:named after a light, volcanic rock
Explanation:
What does the Tovar name mean?
Last Name: Tovar

1. Spanish: variant of Tobar.


What does the Tobar name mean?
Last Name: Tobar

1. Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Tobar, named with a collective noun derived from toba ‘tufa’ (a kind of light, porous volcanic rock).

http://www.ancestry.com/search/SurnamePage.aspx?ln=Tobar&fn=...
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Kim Metzger
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Local time: 03:06
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Thanks everybody and thanks Kim.
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4 +7named after a light, volcanic rock
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named after a light, volcanic rock


Explanation:
What does the Tovar name mean?
Last Name: Tovar

1. Spanish: variant of Tobar.


What does the Tobar name mean?
Last Name: Tobar

1. Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Tobar, named with a collective noun derived from toba ‘tufa’ (a kind of light, porous volcanic rock).

http://www.ancestry.com/search/SurnamePage.aspx?ln=Tobar&fn=...


Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 03:06
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Thanks everybody and thanks Kim.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  George Rabel: Interesting. The only "tovar" I know is the El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park. I stayed there and never knew what it meant.//Yes, the San Francisco Peaks is a dormant volcano in the area, last active about 1000 years ago.
18 mins
  -> Was there any volcanic rock there?

agree  Cristina Chaplin
35 mins

agree  Veronica Prpic Uhing: http://www.taktikanova.hr/eH/eh.asp - and enter word - tovar - haha
57 mins
  -> You're right. I wasn't even sure it was Spanish.

agree  Elizabeth Lyons
59 mins

agree  milliecoquis: agree
1 hr

agree  Georges Tocco
1 hr

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
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