Variants: Teitelbaum, Titelbaum, Titlebaum, Titleboom, Titleboam, Tittleboam?
I've seen a lot of variants of this name, in records of genealogical interest.Some of them look like phonetic and clerical variants from pre-typewriter times -- when names were communicated mainly by handwriting and/or orally.
Does anyone know, is there any underlying rationale to any of these variants? -- Do any of them reflect traditions that come from different places of family origin?
Two of my ancestors were David (or Davis) Titlebaum (b.abt. 1840, Russia/Poland?, d.1877, London) and his wife Fanny (b. abt. 1840 Russia/Poland, living in London 1891).They lived in London from the early 1860s onwards.
Alternate spellings of their time were David/Davis and Titlebaum/Titleboam/Tittleboam.
They had several sons (incl Harris, Abraham, Morris, Solomon, Joseph;grandsons included David and Maurice) and perhaps daughters.The sons mostly lived in England but a couple of them seem to have spent some years (in the 1890s/1900s) in South Africa and maybe elsewhere.
Anyone know of any further connections of this family group?