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

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Toren. The most common Toren occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Toren's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Toren family was Laborer.

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Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toren

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