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Torrens Name Meaning

Catalan: respelling of Torrents, a topographic name for someone living by the course of a torrent, from the plural of Catalan torrent ‘mountain stream’, ‘torrent’ (Latin torrens). Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Torrence. Dutch: patronymic from a reduced pet form of the personal names Victor or Hector (see Hector).

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


Similar surnames: Torres, Torrence, Terres, Torre, Toren, Tarrant, Tornes, Kordes

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Torrens Family Origin

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Torrens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Servant

    22%
  • Milliner

    11%
  • Wood Turner

    11%

In 1881, the most common Torrens occupation in Canada was Farmer. 56% of Torrens's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Milliner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torrens. A less common occupation for the Torrens family was Wood Turner.

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Torrens Life Expectancy

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