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


Similar surnames: Torres, Torr, Torno, Toro, Corte, Torri, Tome, Torp, Porro, Morra

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Torre Family Origin

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Torre Family Occupations

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  • Coal Burner

    11%
  • Fruit Speculator

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%
  • Keeps House

    11%

In 1880, Coal Burner, Fruit Speculator and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torre. A less common occupation for the Torre family was Keeps House. The most common Torre occupation in the USA was Coal Burner. 11% of Torre's were Coal Burners.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Torre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Torre in 1942 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torre

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