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Torre Family History

Torre Name Meaning
Italian: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower (from Latin turris), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Torre Annunziata or Torre del Greco in Naples province, Torre de’ Passeri (Pescara, Abruzzo), or Torre di Ruggiero (Catanzaro, Calabria).Galician, Catalan, Aragonese, Spanish, and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named in Galicia (often in the form De la Torre), in Catalonia and Aragon (as for example La Torre de Fontalbella, La Torre del Compte, La Torre de Fluvià), or from any of the many places in Spain and Portugal named Torre or La Torre, from torre ‘(watch) tower’ (of the same etymology as 1).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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281,966 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,110 Military Records
17,487 Immigration Records
22,372 Census and Voter Lists
35,222 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Torre Families

  • Number of Torre families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Torre families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Torre families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Torre Family Origin

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Torre Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Torre

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Torre Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Torre Civil War Service Records

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