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Torres Family History

Torres Name Meaning
Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ (see Torre).Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

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

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37,575 Military Records
103,579 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Torres Families

  • Number of Torres families
     929 - 1,855
     310 - 928
     1 - 309
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Torres families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Torres last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Torres Family Origin

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Torres Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Torres

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Torres Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Torres census records

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Torres Civil War Service Records

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