Toran Family History

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Toran Name Meaning

Galician (Torán): habitational name from the village of Santa María de Torán in Ourense province. Irish: reduced form of O’Toran, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Toráin ‘descendant of Torán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of tor ‘lord’, ‘hero’, ‘champion’.

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


Similar surnames: Toman, Foran, Moran, Horan, Doran, Boran, Toren, Oran, Koran, Gogan

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Toran Family Origin

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Toran Family Occupations

What did your Toran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toran. 34% of Toran men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Toran women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toran were Truck Driver and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Helper
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Cook
    10%

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

Toran Historical Records

What Toran family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Toran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toran 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Toran. 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 Card

There are 492 military records available for the last name Toran. For the veterans among your Toran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toran Life Expectancy

What is the average Toran lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Toran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Toran in 1946 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toran ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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