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Toman \To*man"\, n. [Per. t[=o]m[=a]n; from a Mongol word signifying, ten thousand.] 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.


n. A former currency of Iran.

Toman (name)

Toman is usually a surname, which is of German and Czech Origin. The English equivalent surname is "Thomas" The surname first emerged in medieval times across the borders of Bavaria,Germany and Bohemia,Czech

Between the 13th and 14th centuries onwards the name was associated with the great social and economic evolution in Bavaria which made the territory a landmark contributor to the development of the German nation.

In Czech the surname is extremely distinguished. Known as playing an instrumental part and major roles in the development of the medieval society in various regions of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and the Polish borders.

United Kingdom Demographics:

The name has mainly been found in Devon and Cornwall since the 17th century, however the surname is also known in the Southern Ulster counties of County Antrim and County Down, many descendants of these Northern Irish Toman families settled on the mainland in Lancashire, Manchester, North and East London, Coventry, Liverpool and in the North East of England during the 19th century and early 20th century. The afore mentioned areas along with Devon and Cornwall being the main demographic areas where the name still exists today.

Very old document about Toman name from Celtic archives ( century) Ireland Toman is very old Celtic name, and Marcan mac Toman is "son of Toman" Annal CS653 Kl. Iugulatio Conaill Coir. Cath Connacht {.i. Iartair Seola} in quo cecidit Marcan mac Toman ri H. Maine. Cennfaoladh mac Colgan et Maenach mac Blathin ri Ua mBriuin uictores erant. Maeldoid mac Suibne ri Midhe moritur.


Toman may refer to:

  • Toman (name), a surname
  • Adams-Toman, former American aircraft manufacturer
  • Iranian toman, former Iranian currency unit and planned replacement for the rial.
  • Malay term for a snakehead (fish)

Usage examples of "toman".

The strangers have a great force on Toman Head, more than Tarabon and Arad Doman together may be able to hold, even if they can stop their own bickering long enough to work together.

But I believe it means the Dragon Reborn will appear somewhere above Toman Head, in Arad Doman, or Saldaea.

I mean to take the legion onto Toman Head, Byar, and see what the true Darkfriends, these Seanchan, are up to.

Almoth Plain, near the great forest called the Paerish Swar, and one in the low mountains along the north of Toman Head, facing the Aryth Ocean.