Tobol River, Tobolsk, Magyar urheimat or Turkic or IE?

gladeshade

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I am an unqualified hobbyist reader interested in the structure of language families and how they relate to the Y-DNA Chromosome family tree.
I am curious about the origin of the hydronymic name of the Tobol River, and the use of this name in the establishment of the city of Tobolsk, which I assume must be related.
Is this an Ugric/Uralic word or a Turkic word or other? Is this area considered an early urheimat for the Magyar?
Any light you can shed would be appreciated.

Thank you for your time
 
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