Tornes Family History

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Tornes Name Meaning

Catalan: respelling of Torners, an occupational name from the plural of Catalan torner, meaning either ‘turner’ or ‘potter’s wheel’.

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

Similar surnames: Fornes, Torres, Torrens, Terres, Thornes, Torney, Mones, Cordes

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Tornes Family Origin

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Tornes Family Occupations

What did your Tornes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tornes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Tornes's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tornes. A less common occupation for the Tornes family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Cigar Maker

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tornes ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tornes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tornes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tornes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 713 immigration records available for the last name Tornes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 189 military records available for the last name Tornes. For the veterans among your Tornes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tornes Life Expectancy

What is the average Tornes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tornes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tornes in 1957 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tornes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tornes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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