Torrence Family History

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Torrence Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from either of two places called Torrance (one near East Kilbride, the other north of Glasgow under the Campsie Fells), named with Gaelic torran ‘hillock’, ‘mound’, with the later addition of the English plural -s. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Toráin (see Toran).

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


Similar surnames: Torrente, Torrens, Terrance, Tarrence, Torres, Torre, Trench

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Torrence Family Origin

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Torrence Family Occupations

What did your Torrence ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aeroplane Benet Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Torrence. 7% of Torrence men worked as an Aeroplane Benet Fitter and 69% of Torrence women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torrence were Coal Hewer and Domestic Servant Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aeroplane Benet Fitter
    7%
  • Boot Repairer
    7%
  • Bus Conductor
    7%
  • Coal Hewer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Domestic Duties Unpai
    5%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    5%
  • Domestic Servant Retired
    5%

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

Torrence Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Torrence. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torrence 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 Torrence. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Torrence. For the veterans among your Torrence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torrence Life Expectancy

What is the average Torrence lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Torrence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Torrence in 1947 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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