Toro Family History

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Toro Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Toro in Zamora province, called Campos Gotorum in the Middle Ages. Spanish: nickname from toro ‘bull’ (usually in the form Del Toro). Italian: nickname for a lusty person or a metonymic occupational name for a tender of bulls, from Italian toro ‘bull’ (Latin taurus). Italian: from a short form of the personal name Ristoro. Estonian or Finnish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Torno, Turo, Torr, Toto, Boros, Doro, Mori, Toso, Ori, Fort

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Toro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Toro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Toro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • France


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Toro Family Origin

Where is the Toro family from?

Toro Family Occupations

What did your Toro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, At Home and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toro. A less common occupation for the Toro family was Miner. The most common Toro occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Toro's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Farming

  • Miner


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Toro ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Toro Historical Records

What Toro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Toro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toro 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Toro. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Toro. For the veterans among your Toro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toro Life Expectancy

What is the average Toro lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Toro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Toro in 1950 was 25, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toro 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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