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Torres Name Meaning

Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ (see Torre). Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1). Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

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


Similar surnames: Torre, Terres, Torrens, Borges, Torr, Torney, Forbes, Tomes, Toles

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Torres Family Origin

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Torres Family Occupations

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  • Public Messanger

    100%

In 1881, the most common Torres occupation in the UK was Public Messanger. 100% of Torres's were Public Messangers.

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Famous Torres Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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