Tornes Family History

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Tornes Name Meaning

Catalan: respelling of Torners, an occupational name from the plural of Catalan torner, meaning either ‘turner’ or ‘potter’s wheel’.

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


Similar surnames: Fornes, Torres, Torrens, Terres, Thornes, Torney, Mones, Cordes

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Tornes Family Origin

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Tornes Family Occupations

What did your Tornes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tornes. 35% of Tornes men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tornes women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tornes were Inspector and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Inspector
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Farm Labor
    34%
  • Maid
    34%

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

Tornes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tornes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tornes 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 713 immigration records available for the last name Tornes. 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 189 military records available for the last name Tornes. For the veterans among your Tornes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tornes Life Expectancy

What is the average Tornes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tornes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tornes in 1957 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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