Tobler is a surname originating in Germany. Brought over through Ellis Island, the family carrying this name is now common in the United States.
This family line also is responsible for the invention of Toblerone chocolate (a crunchy, triangular chocolate bar created by a Tobler family in Switzerland).
Toblerone is a Swiss chocolate bar brand owned by US confectionery company Mondelēz International, Inc., formerly Kraft Foods. Kraft acquired Toblerone from owner Jacobs Suchard in 1990. It is produced in Bern, Switzerland and the bear symbol of the city is depicted in the logo. Toblerone is known for its distinctive shape, a series of joined triangular prisms.
Schlegel is a German surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Maurer is a German surname, translating in English to "bricklayer" or "wall builder." Notable people with the surname include:
Kohler is a surname of German origin. The name was first found in Saxony. It means, "charcoal burner" so the first "Kohlers" were most likely of that occupation. Notable people with the surname include:
Schürmann is a family name that comes from Old German language, meaning "one who shears," probably referring to sheep-shearing.
Bernays is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Michaelis or Michelis is a surname. Notable people and characters with the surname include:
Schmid is a German surname that is a cognate of "Smith", an occupational surname for a blacksmith. The spelling is more common in Switzerland than Schmidt or Schmitt. Notable people with the surname include:
Klotz as a surname can refer to:
Theodor Tobler was a Swiss chocolatier, confectioner and businessman, better known as the creator, along with Emil Baumann, of the Swiss chocolate brand Toblerone.
Harms surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Brandstätter is a German surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Fehr is a German surname, most prevalent in the German speaking portion of Switzerland. Notable people with the surname include:
Zumtor is a Swiss German surname, which means "to the gate". Notable people with the surname include:
Peter is a surname which is also a common masculine given name. It is derived, via Latin "petra", from the Greek word πέτρος (petros) meaning "stone" or "rock".
Kießling is a German topographic surname, which originally meant a resident of an area of gravelly land, from the Middle High German kiselinc ("gravel"). An alternative meaning is as a locational surname for a person from one of the places called Kießling in Germany. Spelling variants include Kiessling and Kiesling. The name may refer to:
Baumann is a surname, and may refer to:
Tobler may refer to:
Adolf Tobler was a Swiss-German linguist and philologist. Born in Hirzel in Zürich, Switzerland, he was the brother of linguist Ludwig Tobler (1827–1895). Adolf Tobler died in Berlin, Germany.
Bomhard is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: