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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun To*man"
A money of account in Persia, whose value varies greatly at different times and places. Its average value may be reckoned at about two and a half dollars.

Etymology: Per. tōmān; from a Mongol word signifying, ten thousand


From Borrowing from Persian تومان (tumân), from Mongolian түмэн (tümen).

  1. (historical military) A division of 10,000 men in the Mongolian army.
  2. (historical numismatics) A Persian money of account or gold coin issued until 1927, notionally worth 10,000 dinars.
  3. (informal numismatics) An Iranian coin or value of 10 rials.

From Irish toman (“small hill, hillock”), diminutive of tom (“hill”).

  1. (geography) Synonym of hillock.

    toman was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Galician, and Spanish

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Toman

    Jim was born on November 28th, 1961 in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.


    Ron was born on October 30th, 1934. He breathed his last breath on June 2nd, 2011.


    Lovro was born in 1827. He passed away in 1870.


    Andy Toman is a soccer player for the West Auckland Town F.C., Bishop Auckland F.C., Lincoln City F.C., Hartlepool United F.C., Darlington F.C., Scarborough F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Whitby Town F.C., Blyth Spartans A.F.C., Barrow A.F.C., and Spennymoor United F.C. Andy was born on March 7th, 1962 in Northallerton, England.



    Karl was born on January 2nd, 1884. He died on February 5th, 1950.


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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Toman U.S.
      White 91.35% 64.26%
      African American 1.16% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.23% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.21% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.50% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Toman

    People with the last name Toman are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Toman

    • How Popular is the name Toman? As a last name Toman was the 11,104th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Toman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Toman is Thursday, August 10th, 1893.
    • How unique is the name Toman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Toman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Toman: Your name in reverse order is Namot. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Namot. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Toman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,857 people with the last name Toman.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Toman as their last name since less than 1 person in 103k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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