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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


Similar surnames: Torre, Terres, Torrens, Borges, Torr, Torney, Forbes, Tomes, Toles

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Torres Family Origin

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Torres Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Torres occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Torres's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torres. A less common occupation for the Torres family was Farm Laborer.

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Torres Historical Records

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Famous Torres Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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