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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

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  • Minister Of The Free Church

    10%
  • Bailiff Farm Steward

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Book Edge Marbler

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Torrence family was Book Edge Marbler. The most common Torrence occupation in the UK was Minister Of The Free Church. 10% of Torrence's were Minister Of The Free Churchs. Minister Of The Free Church, Bailiff Farm Steward and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torrence.

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