Tubman Family History
Tubman Name Meaning
English (northern):: occupational name from the Middle English personal name Tub(b)e (see Tubb ) + -man ‘servant of Tub(b)e’. nickname from Middle English tub(be) ‘tub large wooden vessel formed of staves and hoops’ + -man for a cooper or someone who made or used tubs. Compare Tubb .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022