Torchia Family History

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Torchia Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Torchio, from torchio ‘press’ (from Latin torculum), hence probably an occupational name for someone who had a wine, oil, or printing press.

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


Similar surnames: Porchia, Marchio, Forcina, Tarzia, Norcia, Marcia, Macchia, Storch

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Torchia Family Origin

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Torchia Family Occupations

What did your Torchia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Torchia. 16% of Torchia men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Torchia women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torchia were New Worker and Sewing

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Tailor
    3%
  • Truck Driver
    3%
  • New Worker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    9%
  • Machine Operator
    5%
  • Seamer
    5%
  • Sewing
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Torchia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Torchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torchia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Torchia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 631 military records available for the last name Torchia. For the veterans among your Torchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torchia Life Expectancy

What is the average Torchia lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Torchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Torchia in 1958 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torchia

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