Torno Family History

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Torno Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for a turner, from torno, an old word for a lathe (modern Italian tornio), or a habitational name from a place named with this word in the sense ‘curved or rounded hill’. Italian: from a short form of the personal name Ritorno. Spanish (often Del Torno): habitational name from El Torno in Cáceres. Altered spelling of a German or Polish habitational name from Turnów in Poland.

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

Similar surnames: Toro, Torino, Horn, Turco, Arno, Torr, Corn, Tornow, Forni, Bono

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Torno Family Origin

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Torno Family Occupations

What did your Torno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Pomptometrist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Torno. 17% of Torno men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Torno women worked as a Pomptometrist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torno were Truck Driver and Spotter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Pomptometrist
  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Spotter

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

Torno Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Torno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torno 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Torno. 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 240 military records available for the last name Torno. For the veterans among your Torno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torno Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Torno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Torno in 1952 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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