Toren Family History

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Toren Name Meaning

Dutch (Van Toren): habitational or topographic name from Middle Dutch to(o)rn, tor(r)en ‘tower’, which has given rise to many place names (compare Torre). Swedish: ornamental name from the personal name Tor (see Thor 3) + the common adjectival suffix -en, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Torun in Poland, called Thorn in German.

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

Similar surnames: Moren, Thoren, Boren, Loren, Oren, Horen, Toran, Noren, Maren, Osen

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Toren Family Origin

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Toren Family Occupations

What did your Toren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toren. 28% of Toren men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Toren women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toren were Proprietor and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Teacher
  • Assorter
  • Bookkeeper

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

Toren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Toren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toren 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 807 immigration records available for the last name Toren. 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 885 military records available for the last name Toren. For the veterans among your Toren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toren Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Toren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Toren in 1959 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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