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Torrence Family History

Torrence Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from either of two places called Torrance (one near East Kilbride, the other north of Glasgow under the Campsie Fells), named with Gaelic torran ‘hillock’, ‘mound’, with the later addition of the English plural -s.Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Toráin (see Toran).

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

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Name Distribution of Torrence Families

  • Number of Torrence families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Torrence families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Torrence families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Torrence Family Origin

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Torrence Immigration Information

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Torrence Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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