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Torbett Name Meaning

English and Scottish: apparently from a hybrid Germanic name (introduced from the Continent by the Normans), formed with the name of the Scandinavian god of thunder Thor + Germanic berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Garbett, Tolbert, Corbett, Herbert, Cobbett, Talbert, Obert, Dorsett

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Torbett Family Origin

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Torbett Family Occupations

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  • Engine Smith (E & M)

    17%
  • Hammerman

    17%
  • Iron Merchant

    17%
  • Laundress

    17%

In 1881, the most common Torbett occupation in the UK was Engine Smith (E & M). 17% of Torbett's were Engine Smith (E & M)s. Engine Smith (E & M), Hammerman and Iron Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torbett. A less common occupation for the Torbett family was Laundress.

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Torbett Historical Records

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Torbett Life Expectancy

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Famous Torbett Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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