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Torain Name Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Toriano (see Torian ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Morain, Corvin, Morfin, Sprain, Frain, Train, Thran, Corbin, Lorrain

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Where is the Torain family from?

You can see how Torain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Torain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Torain families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Torain families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Torain's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Torain families in 1911.
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What did your Torain ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Torain. 50% of Torain men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Torain women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torain were Farming and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 575 census records available for the last name Torain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torain census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 33 immigration records available for the last name Torain. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 258 military records available for the last name Torain. For the veterans among your Torain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Torain lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Torain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Torain in 1954 was 65, and 45 in 2004.

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